Palaeouloborus cowdeni Selden 1990 (hackled orb-weaver)

Arachnida - Araneae - Uloboridae

Alternative combination: Macryphantes cowdeni

Full reference: P. A. Selden. 1990. Lower Cretaceous spiders from the Sierra de Montsech, north-east Spain. Palaeontology 33:257-285

Belongs to Palaeouloborus according to J. Wunderlich 2015

See also Dunlop et al. 2013, Selden 1990 and Selden and Penney 2003

Sister taxon: Palaeouloborus lacasae

Type specimen: IEI LC 1753 AP, an exoskeleton. Its type locality is La Cabrua outcrop, Sierra del Montsec (IEI collection), which is in a Barremian lacustrine - large lime mudstone in the la Pedrera de Rubies Formation of Spain.

Ecology: nektobenthic carnivore

Distribution:

• Cretaceous of Spain (2 collections)

Total: 2 collections each including a single occurrence

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