Mastigusa bitterfeldensis Wunderlich 2004 (spider)

Arachnida - Araneae - Dictynidae

Full reference: J. Wunderlich. 2004. Fossil spiders of the family Dictynidae s. l., including Cryphoecinae and Hahniinae in Baltic and Dominican amber and copal from Madagascar, and on selected extant Holarctic taxa, with new descriptions and diagnoses. Beitr├Ąge zur Araneologie 3:1380-1482

Belongs to Mastigusa according to J. Wunderlich 2004

Sister taxa: Mastigusa acuminata, Mastigusa arcuata, Mastigusa laticymbium, Mastigusa magnibulbus, Mastigusa media, Mastigusa modesta, Mastigusa scutata

Type specimen: F758/BB/AR/DIC/CJW. Its type locality is Bitterfeld amber (Wunderlich collection), which is in a Priabonian terrestrial amber in Germany.

Ecology: nektobenthic carnivore

Distribution: found only at Bitterfeld amber (Wunderlich collection)

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