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Thomisidites hercynicus Straus 1967 (orb-weaver)

Arachnida - Araneae - Thomisidae

PaleoDB taxon number: 306024

Full reference: A. Straus. 1967. Zur Palšontologie des Pliozšns von Willershausen. Bericht der Naturhistorischen Gesellschaft zu Hannover 111:15-24

Belongs to Thomisidae according to W. Schawaller 1982

Sister taxa: Borboropactinae, Coriarachne, Ecotona, Facundia, Fiducia, Filiolella, Heterotmarus, Komisumena, Miothomisus, Misumena, Palaeoxysticus, Parvulus, Stephanopinae, Synema, Thomisidites, Thomisiraptor, Thomisus, Xysticus, Succiniraptorinae

Type specimen: GZG 9179, an exoskeleton. Its type locality is Willershausen clay pit (GZG collection), which is in a Piacenzian pond marl in Germany.

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