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Palaeonephila Wunderlich 2004 (orb-weaver)

Arachnida - Araneae - Nephilidae

PaleoDB taxon number: 268720

Full reference: J. Wunderlich. 2004. Fossil taxa of the family Araneidae (Araneae) inclusively Nephilinae in Baltic and Dominican amber, with the description of a new extinct subfamily and notes on selected extant taxa. Beiträge zur Araneologie 3:956-997

Parent taxon: Nephilinae according to I. L. F. Magalhaes et al. 2020

Sister taxa: Eonephila, Geratonephila, Luxurionephila, Minutunguis, Nephila, Trichonephila

Subtaxa: Palaeonephila brevis, Palaeonephila curvata, Palaeonephila dilitans, Palaeonephila fibula, Palaeonephila longipes

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