†subfamily Cretotheridiinae Wunderlich 2015 (cobweb spider)

Arachnida - Araneae - Theridiidae

Full reference: J. Wunderlich. 2015. On the evolution and the classification of spiders, the Mesozoic spider faunas, and descriptions of new Cretaceous taxa mainly in amber from Myanmar (Burma) (Arachnida: Araneae). Mesozoic Spiders (Araneae): Ancient Spider Faunas and Spider Evolution, Beitr├Ąge zur Araneologie 9:21-408

Parent taxon: Theridiidae according to J. Wunderlich 2015

Sister taxa: Achaearanea, Anelosimus, Argyrodes, Ariamnes, Balticoridion, Balticpholcomma, Caudasinus, Chrosiothes, Chrysso, Clavibertus, Clya, Cornutidion, Craspedisia, Cymbiopholcomma, Dipoena, Dipoenata, Eoasagena, Eolyrifer, Eomysmena, 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: Burmatheridion Cretotheridion

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Type: Cretotheridion

Ecology: nektobenthic carnivore

Distribution: found only at Burmese amber (Wunderlich coll) (Cretaceous of Myanmar)

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