Family Segestriidae Simon 1893 (tube-dwelling spider)

Arachnida - Araneae - Segestriidae

Alternative spelling: Segestrinae

Parent taxon: Dysderoidea according to W. C. Wheeler et al. 2017

See also Dunlop et al. 2013, Penney 2002 and Straus 1967

Sister taxa: Dysderidae, Oonopidae, Plumorsolidae

Subtaxa: Ariadninae Lebansegestria Microsegestriinae Palaeosegestria Segestria Segestriinae Vetsegestria

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Type: Segestria

Ecology: nektobenthic carnivore

Distribution:

• Quaternary of Madagascar (2 collections)

• Pliocene to Pleistocene of Australia (1)

• Miocene of the Dominican Republic (1)

• Eocene of Denmark (1), Germany (3), Poland (3), the Russian Federation (7), the United Kingdom (1), United States (2: Colorado)

• Cretaceous of Jordan (1), Lebanon (2), Myanmar (2), the Russian Federation (2), United States (1: New Jersey)

Total: 29 collections including 57 occurrences

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