Family Dipluridae Simon 1889 (funnel-web tarantula)

Arachnida - Araneae - Dipluridae

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

See also Dunlop et al. 2013

Sister taxa: Barychelidae, Ctenizidae, Cyrtaucheniidae, Halonoproctidae, Hexathelidae, Microstigmatidae, Migidae, Nemesiidae, Theraphosidae

Subtaxa: Clostes Euagrinae Ischnothele Masteria Masteriinae Phyxioschemoides

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Ecology: nektobenthic carnivore

Distribution:

• Miocene of the Dominican Republic (3 collections)

• Eocene of Germany (2), Poland (1), the Russian Federation (6)

• Cretaceous of Brazil (8), Myanmar (1)

• Triassic of Australia (1)

Total: 22 collections including 27 occurrences

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