Pulchellaranea pedunculata Poinar 2015 (orb-weaving spider)

Arachnida - Araneae - Araneidae

Full reference: G. Poinar. 2015. Pulchellaranea pedunculata n. gen., n. sp. (Araneae: Araneidae), a new genus of spiders with a review of araneid spiders in Cenozoic Dominican amber. Historical Biology 27:103-108

Belongs to Pulchellaranea according to G. Poinar 2015

Sister taxa: none

Type specimen: Poinar A-10-267, an exoskeleton. Its type locality is Dominican amber (Poinar coll), which is in a Burdigalian/Langhian terrestrial amber in the Dominican Republic.

Ecology: nektobenthic carnivore

Distribution: found only at Dominican amber (Poinar coll)

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