†family Praetheridiidae Wunderlich 2004 (spider)

Arachnida - Araneae - Praetheridiidae

Alternative spelling: Praetheridiini

Full reference: J. Wunderlich. 2004. On the relationships of the families of the superfamily Araneoidea (Araneae) and their kin, with cladograms, remarks on the origin of the orb web and description of the new and extinct families Baltsuccinidae and Protheridiidae in Tertiary Baltic amber. Beitr├Ąge zur Araneologie 3:1112-1154

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

Sister taxa: Anapidae, Araneidae, Baltsuccinidae, Cyatholipidae, Juraraneidae, Linyphiidae, Mesarania, Mimetidae, Mysmenidae, Nesticidae, Pimoidae, Protheridiidae, Pumiliopimoidae, Synaphridae, Synotaxidae, Tetragnathidae, Theridiidae, Theridiosomatidae

Subtaxa: Praetheridion

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Ecology: nektobenthic carnivore

Distribution: found only at Baltic amber (Wunderlich collection) (Eocene of Russian Federation)

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