Eomysmena Petrunkevitch 1942 (cobweb spider)

Arachnida - Araneae - Theridiidae

Synonyms: Antopia Menge 1854, Astodipoena Petrunkevitch 1958, Eodipoena Petrunkevitch 1942

Full reference: A. Petrunkevitch. 1942. A study of amber spiders. Transactions of the Connecticut Academy of Arts and Sciences 34:119-464

Parent taxon: Theridiidae according to J. A. Dunlop et al. 2013

Sister taxa: Achaearanea, Anelosimus, Argyrodes, Ariamnes, Balticoridion, Balticpholcomma, Caudasinus, Chrosiothes, Chrysso, Clavibertus, Clya, Cornutidion, Craspedisia, Cretotheridiinae, Cymbiopholcomma, Dipoena, Dipoenata, Eoasagena, Eolyrifer, Eomysmena succini, Eoteutana, Episinus, Euryopis, Euryopus, Faiditus, Femurraptor, Globulidion, Hirsutipalpus, Kochiuridion, Lasaeola, Medela, Mimetidion, Nanomysmena, Nanosteatoda, Obscurpholcomma, Pholcommatinae, Phoroncidia, Platnickina, Praetereuryopis, Pronepos, Protosteatoda, Pseudoteutana, Rugapholcomma, Spinisinus, Spinitharinus, Spintharus, Steatoda, Stemmops, Styposis, Succinobertus, Succinura, Theridion, Theridium, Thyelia, Ulesanis, Unispinatoda, Vicipholcomma

Subtaxa: Eodipoena nielseni Eodipoena regalis Eomysmena asta Eomysmena aviceps Eomysmena baltica Eomysmena bassleri Eomysmena calefacta Eomysmena crassa Eomysmena kaestneri Eomysmena militaris Eomysmena moritura Eomysmena oculata Eomysmena punctulata Eomysmena recta Eomysmena tenera

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Ecology: nektobenthic carnivore

Distribution:

• Miocene of Mexico (1 collection)

• Eocene of Denmark (2), Germany (1), Poland (3), the Russian Federation (9)

Total: 16 collections including 26 occurrences

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