Suborder Mesothelae (spider)

Arachnida - Araneae

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

See also Dunlop et al. 2013, Selden 1996, Selden et al. 2014 and Štamberg and Zajíc 2008

Sister taxa: Amaurobius faustus, Amaurobius rimosus, Amaurobius spinimanus, Amphiclotho, Amphithomisus, Anatone, Anatone marginata, Anatone spinipes, Araneaovoius, Archaea incomta, Archaea sphinx, Athera, Athera exilis, Atocatle, Auximus fossilis, Auximus succini, Cercidiella, Clubiona eseri, Clubiona latifrons, Clubionella, Clythia, Clythia alma, Clythia gracilenta, Clythia leptocarena, Corynitoides, Corynitoides spinosa, Corynitoides undulata, Dielacata, Dielacata superba, Drassus oblongus, Dysdera glabrata, Dysdera hippopodium, Dysdera scobiculata, Eocryphoeca distincta, Eocryphoeca fossilis, Eometa aberrans, Eometa robusta, Epeira eogena, Epeiridion, Epeiridion femoratum, Eresoides, Erithus, Erithus applanatus, Ero coronata, Ero exculpta, Ero quadripunctata, Ero setulosa, Eyukselus, Eyukselus argutus, Eyukselus felinus, Eyukselus griseus, Eyukselus latifrons, Eyukselus pumilus, Herselioides, Heteromma intersecta, Idmonia, Idmonia virginea, Laterigradae, Melanophora lepida, Melanophora nitida, Memoratrix, Memoratrix rydei, Micaria ovata, Micaria squamata, Micaria tenuis, Micryphantes globulus, Micryphantes turritus, Miropholcus, Miropholcus heteropus, Mizalia truncata, Mygale, Ocypete angustifrons, Ocypete marginata, Onca, Onca lepida, Onca pumila, Opisthophylax, Opisthothelae, Paralycosa, Perturbator, Perturbator corniger, Phalangopus, Phalangopus subtilis, Philodromus griseus, Philodromus redrogradus, Philodromus reptans, Prodysdera, Protochersis, Protolachesis, Pseudothomisus, Pythonissa bipunctata, Pythonissa discophora, Pythonissa glabra, Pythonissa villosa, Retitelariae, Saltigradae, Schellenbergia, Segestria exarata, Segestria undulata, Siga, Siga crinita, Spheconia, Spheconia brevipes, Syphax hirtus, Thomisus matutinus, Thyelia pectinata, Thyelia spinosa, Timeropus, Tubitelariae, Zilla cornumana, Zilla spinipalpa

Subtaxa: Arthrolycosidae Arthromygalidae Liphistiidae Palaeothele Pyritaraneidae

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Ecology: nektobenthic carnivore

Distribution:

• Cretaceous of Myanmar (1 collection)

• Permian of the Russian Federation (1)

• Carboniferous of the Czech Republic (3), France (3), Poland (1), the Russian Federation (2), the United Kingdom (4), United States (2: Illinois)

Total: 17 collections including 23 occurrences

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