Hirsutipalpus varipes Wunderlich 2008 (cobweb spider)

Arachnida - Araneae - Theridiidae

Full reference: J. Wunderlich. 2008. On extant and fossil (Eocene) European comb-footed spiders (Araneae: Theridiidae), with notes on their subfamilies, and with descriptions of new taxa. Beitr├Ąge zur Araneologie 5:140-469

Belongs to Hirsutipalpus according to J. Wunderlich 2008

Sister taxa: none

Type specimen: F1775/BB/AR/CJW. Its type locality is Baltic amber (Wunderlich collection), which is in a Priabonian terrestrial amber in the Russian Federation.

Ecology: nektobenthic carnivore

Distribution:

• Eocene of Germany (2 collections), the Russian Federation (2)

Total: 4 collections each including a single occurrence

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