Steatoda anticus Berland 1939 (cobweb spider)

Arachnida - Araneae - Theridiidae

Alternative combinations: Lithyphantes anticus, Steatoda antica

Full reference: L. Berland. 1939. Description de quelques arignées fossils. Revue Française d’Entomologie 6:1-9

Belongs to Steatoda according to J. A. Dunlop et al. 2013

See also Berland 1939 and Marusik and Penney 2004

Sister taxon: Steatoda succini

Type specimen: Its type locality is Baltic amber (Sorbonne collection), which is in a Priabonian terrestrial amber in the Russian Federation

Ecology: nektobenthic carnivore

Distribution: found only at Baltic amber (Sorbonne collection)

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