Family Deinopidae Koch 1850 (net-casting spider)

Arachnida - Araneae - Deinopidae

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

See also Dunlop et al. 2013 and Penney 2003

Sister taxa: Agelenidae, Amaurobiidae, Araneoidea, Cybaeidae, Deinopoidea, Desidae, Dictynidae, Dictynoidea, Dionycha, Eresoidea, Gnaphosoidea, Hahniidae, Lycosoidea, Oecobioidea, Orbiculariae, Salticoididae, Sparassidae, Titanoecidae, Toxopidae, Uloboridae, Zodarioidea, Zoropsidae

Subtaxa: Deinopedes Deinopis Menneus

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Type: Deinopis

Ecology: nektobenthic carnivore

Distribution:

• Quaternary of Madagascar (1 collection)

• Eocene of Lithuania (1), the Russian Federation (2)

• Cretaceous of Myanmar (1)

Total: 5 collections including 6 occurrences

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