Alternative combination: Nephila jurassica
Full reference: P. A. Selden, C. K. Shih, and D. Ren. 2011. A golden orb-weaver spider (Araneae: Nephilidae: Nephila) from the Middle Jurassic of China. Biology Letters
See also Selden et al. 2011
Sister taxa: none
Type specimen: CNU-ARA-NN2010008, an exoskeleton (complete spider). Its type locality is Daohugou (CNU 2010 collection), which is in a Callovian/Oxfordian lacustrine - large shale in the Daohugou Formation of China.
Ecology: nektobenthic carnivore
• Jurassic of China (2 collections)
Total: 2 collections each including a single occurrence
Specimen images are retrieved through the ePANDDA API.
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