PaleoDB taxon number: 286647
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
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.