Euryopus Menge 1854 (cobweb spider)

Arachnida - Araneae - Theridiidae

Full reference: A. Menge. 1854. Footnotes and taxonomic names, in Die im Bernstein befindlichen Crustaceen, Myriapoden, Arachniden und Apteren der Vorwelt. Die in Bernstein Befindlichen Organischen Reste der Vorwelt Gesammelt in Verbindung mit Mehreren Bearbeitetet und Herausgegeben 1(2):1-124

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, Eomysmena succini, Eoteutana, Episinus, Euryopis, 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: Euryopus gracilipes

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Type: Euryopus gracilipes

Ecology: nektobenthic carnivore

Distribution: found only at Baltic Amber, Danziger Naturkundemuseum Menge collection (Eocene of Poland)

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