Chrysometata palaearctica Wunderlich 2004 (orb-weaving spider)

Arachnida - Araneae - Araneidae

Full reference: J. Wunderlich. 2004. The fossil spiders (Araneae) of the families Tetragnathidae and Zygiellidae n. stat. in Baltic and Dominican amber, with notes on higher extant and fossil taxa. Beitr├Ąge zur Araneologie 3:899-955

Belongs to Chrysometata according to J. Wunderlich 2004

Sister taxa: none

Type specimen: Its type locality is Baltic amber (Wunderlich collection), which is in a Priabonian terrestrial amber in the Russian Federation

Ecology: nektobenthic carnivore

Distribution: found only at Baltic amber (Wunderlich collection)

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