Subfamily Araneinae Simon 1895 (Orb-weaver spider)

Arachnida - Araneae - Araneidae

Parent taxon: Araneidae according to D. Penney 2004

Sister taxa: Anepeira, Aranea, Araneometa, Araneus, Argiope, Bararaneus, Chrysometata, Cyclososoma, Enacrosoma, Eoaraneus, Eochorizopes, Eozygiella, Eustaloides, Fossilaraneus, Gea, Hypognatha, Meditrina, Mesozygiella, Miraraneus, Mirometa, Molinaranea, Nephilinae, Pulchellaranea, Pycnosinga, Testudinaroides, Tethneus, Zilla, Tetragnathinae

Subtaxa: none

Ecology: nektobenthic carnivore

Distribution:

• Eocene of the Russian Federation (1 collection)

• Cretaceous of United States (1: New Jersey)

Total: 2 collections each including a single occurrence

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