Family Selenopidae Simon 1897 (wall crab spiders)

Arachnida - Araneae - Selenopidae

Parent taxon: Dionycha according to W. C. Wheeler et al. 2017

See also Dunlop et al. 2013

Sister taxa: Anyphaenidae, Clubionidae, Clubionoidea, Corinnidae, Donuea, Gnaphosidae, Liocranidae, Miturgidae, Philodromidae, Phrurolithidae, Prodidomidae, Salticidae, Trachelidae, Trochanteriidae

Subtaxa: Anyphops Garcorops Selenops

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Ecology: nektobenthic carnivore

Distribution:

• Quaternary of Madagascar (2 collections)

• Miocene of the Dominican Republic (3), Mexico (1)

• Eocene of France (1), United States (1: Colorado)

Total: 8 collections including 12 occurrences

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