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Taxonomy
Araneae was named by Clerck (1757). It is extant.
It was reranked as the suborder Araneae by Wunderlich (2019).
It was assigned to Tetrapulmonata by Shultz (2007); to Arachnida by Lamarck (1801), Scudder (1890) and Selden (2012); to Serikodiastida by Garwood and Dunlop (2014); and to Araneida by Wunderlich (2019).
It was reranked as the suborder Araneae by Wunderlich (2019).
It was assigned to Tetrapulmonata by Shultz (2007); to Arachnida by Lamarck (1801), Scudder (1890) and Selden (2012); to Serikodiastida by Garwood and Dunlop (2014); and to Araneida by Wunderlich (2019).
Subtaxa
Amaurobius faustus, Amaurobius rimosus, Amaurobius spinimanus, Amphiclotho, Amphithomisus, Anatone, Anatone marginata, Anatone spinipes, Araneaovoius, Archaea incomta, Archaea sphinx, Argyrarachne, Athera, Athera exilis, Atocatle, Auximus fossilis, Auximus succini, Cercidiella, Clubiona eseri, Clubiona latifrons, Clubionella, Clythia, Clythia alma, Clythia gracilenta, Clythia leptocarena, Corynitoides (syn. Corynitis), Corynitoides spinosa, Corynitoides undulata, Dielacata, Dielacata superba, Drassus oblongus, Dysdera glabrata, Dysdera hippopodium, Dysdera scobiculata, Eocryphoeca distincta, Eocryphoeca fossilis, Eometa aberrans, Eometa robusta, Epeira eogena, Epeiridion, Epeiridion femoratum, Eresoides, Erithus, Erithus applanatus, Ero coronata, Ero exculpta, Ero quadripunctata, Ero setulosa, Eyukselus (syn. Propetes), Eyukselus argutus, Eyukselus felinus, Eyukselus griseus, Eyukselus latifrons, Eyukselus pumilus, Herselioides, Heteromma intersecta, Idmonia, Idmonia virginea, Laterigradae, Melanophora lepida, Melanophora nitida, Memoratrix, Memoratrix rydei, Mesothelae, Micaria ovata, Micaria squamata, Micaria tenuis, Micryphantes globulus, Micryphantes turritus, Miropholcus, Miropholcus heteropus, Mizalia truncata, Mygale, Ocypete angustifrons, Ocypete marginata, Onca, Onca lepida, Onca pumila, Opisthophylax, Opisthothelae, Palaranea, Paralycosa (syn. Protolycosa), Perturbator, Perturbator corniger, Phalangopus, Phalangopus subtilis, Philodromus griseus, Philodromus redrogradus, Philodromus reptans, Prodysdera, Protochersis, Protolachesis, Pseudothomisus, Pyritaranea (syn. Eopholcus), Pyritaraneidae, Pythonissa bipunctata, Pythonissa discophora, Pythonissa glabra, Pythonissa villosa, Retitelariae, Saltigradae, Schellenbergia, Segestria exarata, Segestria undulata, Siga, Siga crinita, Spheconia, Spheconia brevipes, Syphax hirtus, Thomisus matutinus, Thyelia pectinata, Thyelia spinosa, Timeropus (syn. Lycosoides), Tubitelariae, Zilla cornumana, Zilla spinipalpa
Synonyms

Synonymy list
Year  Name and author 

1757  Araneae Clerck 
1801  Araneae Lamarck 
1854  Ero setulosa Koch and Berendt p. 31 figs. Pl 4, fig 20 
1854  Clythia Koch and Berendt p. 45 
1854  Clythia alma Koch and Berendt p. 45 figs. Pl 5, fig 35 
1854  Amaurobius rimosus Koch and Berendt p. 56 figs. Pl 6, fig 46 
1854  Amaurobius faustus Koch and Berendt p. 57 figs. Pl 6, fig 47 
1854  Phalangopus subtiles Menge 
1854  Archaea incomta Menge p. 22 
1854  Archaea sphinx Menge p. 22 
1854  Epeira eogena Menge p. 24 
1854  Epeiridion Menge p. 24 
1854  Epeiridion femoratum Menge p. 24 
1854  Onca Menge p. 24 
1854  Onca lepida Menge p. 24 
1854  Onca pumila Menge p. 24 
1854  Siga Menge p. 27 
1854  Siga crinita Menge p. 27 
1854  Zilla cornumana Menge p. 27 
1854  Zilla spinipalpa Menge p. 27 
1854  Corynitis spinosa Menge p. 30 
1854  Corynitis undulata Menge p. 30 
1854  Ero coronata Menge p. 33 
1854  Ero exculpta Menge p. 33 
1854  Ero quadripunctata Menge p. 33 
1854  Micryphantes globulus Menge p. 40 
1854  Micryphantes turritus Menge p. 40 
1854  Mizalia truncata Menge p. 45 
1854  Clythia gracilenta Menge p. 46 
1854  Clythia leptocarena Menge p. 46 
1854  Thyelia pectinata Menge p. 56 
1854  Thyelia spinosa Menge p. 56 
1854  Amaurobius spinimanus Menge p. 58 
1854  Pythonissa bipunctata Menge p. 60 
1854  Pythonissa discophora Menge p. 60 
1854  Pythonissa glabra Menge p. 60 
1854  Pythonissa villosa Menge p. 60 
1854  Melanophora lepida Menge p. 63 
1854  Melanophora nitida Menge p. 63 
1854  Macaria orata Menge p. 64 
1854  Macaria squamata Menge p. 64 
1854  Macaria tenuis Menge p. 64 
1854  Clubiona latifrons Menge p. 69 
1854  Drassus oblongus Menge p. 69 
1854  Erithus Menge p. 69 
1854  Erithus applanatus Menge p. 69 
1854  Dysdera glabrata Menge p. 74 
1854  Dysdera hippopodium Menge p. 74 
1854  Dysdera scobiculata Menge p. 74 
1854  Segestria exarata Menge p. 74 
1854  Segestria undulata Menge p. 74 
1854  Syphax hirtus Menge p. 81 
1854  Anatone Menge p. 84 
1854  Anatone marginata Menge p. 84 
1854  Anatone spinipes Menge p. 84 
1854  Philodromus redrogradus Menge p. 84 
1854  Philodromus reptans Menge p. 84 
1854  Ocypete angustifrons Menge p. 85 
1854  Ocypete marginata Menge p. 85 
1854  Propetes Menge p. 93 
1854  Propetes argutus Menge p. 93 
1854  Propetes felinus Menge p. 93 
1854  Propetes griseus Menge p. 93 
1854  Propetes latifrons Menge p. 93 
1854  Propetes pumilus Menge p. 93 
1854  Athera Menge p. 94 
1854  Athera exilis Menge p. 94 
1854  Dielacata Menge p. 94 
1854  Dielacata superba Menge p. 94 
1854  Idmonia Menge p. 94 
1854  Idmonia virginea Menge p. 94 
1854  Phalangopus Menge p. 94 
1854  Phalangopus subtiles Menge p. 94 
1854  Spheconia Menge p. 94 
1854  Spheconia brevipes Menge p. 94 
1856  Heteromma intersecta Menge p. 8 
1856  Philodromus griseus Menge p. 9 
1856  Thomisus matutinus Menge p. 9 
1864  Clubiona eseri Heer p. 356 fig. 213 
1890  Araneides Scudder p. 48 
1942  Memoratrix rydei Petrunkevitch 
1942  Miropholcus Petrunkevitch p. 195 
1942  Miropholcus heteropus Petrunkevitch p. 195 figs. 300307, 613 
1942  Auximus succini Petrunkevitch p. 216 figs. 5758, 527 
1942  Myro fossilis Petrunkevitch p. 232 figs. 584, 360367 
1942  Memoratrix Petrunkevitch p. 336 
1942  Memoratrix rydei Petrunkevitch p. 337 figs. 589, 212218 
1942  Dysdera scobiculata Petrunkevitch p. 442 fig. 59,60,529 
1950  Auximus fossilis Petrunkevitch p. 272 figs. 2528, 185 
1950  Eocryphoeca distincta Petrunkevitch p. 277 figs. 4049, 198 
1953  Pyritaraneidae Petrunkevitch p. 108 
1958  Auximus succini Petrunkevitch figs. 2730 
1958  Eometa aberrans Petrunkevitch 
1958  Eometa robusta Petrunkevitch 
1958  Memoratrix rydei Petrunkevitch p. 226 figs. 266269 
1958  Eometa aberrans Petrunkevitch p. 236 figs. 289296 
1958  Eometa robusta Petrunkevitch p. 239 figs. 297305 
1971  Perturbator Petrunkevitch p. 14 
1971  Perturbator corniger Petrunkevitch p. 14 figs. Pl 1, C; textfigs 2941 
2004  Succinero setulosa Wunderlich p. 1262 
2007  Araneae Shultz 
2007  Eyukselus Özdikmen p. 140 
2007  Eyukselus felinus Özdikmen p. 141 
2009  Corynitoides Dunlop and Jekel 
2012  Araneae Selden 
2013  Pyritaraneidae Dunlop et al. 
2014  Araneae Garwood and Dunlop p. 23 
2019  Araneae Wunderlich 
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If no rank is listed, the taxon is considered an unranked clade in modern classifications. Ranks may be repeated or presented in the wrong order because authors working on different parts of the classification may disagree about how to rank taxa.
Or. Araneae Clerck 1757 [spider]
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Subor. Mesothelae
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Fm. †Arthrolycosidae Fritsch 1904
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G. †Protolycosa Roemer 1866
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†Protolycosa anthracophila Roemer 1866
†Protolycosa anthracophyla Roemer 1866
†Protolycosa cebennensis LaurentiauxVieira and Laurentiaux 1963
†Protolycosa danielsi Petrunkevitch 1913
†Protolycosa suazoi Selden 2021
Fm. †Arthromygalidae Petrunkevitch 1923
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G. †Arthromygale Petrunkevitch 1923
G. †Geralycosa Kušta 1889
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†Geralycosa fricii Kušta 1889
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Invalid names: Arthrolycosa beecheri Fritsch 1904 [synonym], Arthrolycosa fortis Fritsch 1904 [synonym]
Fm. †Burmathelidae Wunderlich 2017
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Fm. †Cretaceothelidae Wunderlich 2017
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G. †Eolycosa Kušta 1886
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Invalid names: Kustaria Petrunkevitch 1953 [synonym], Scudderia Kušta 1889 [synonym]
Fm. †Eomesothelidae Wunderlich 2019
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Fm. †Palaeothelidae Selden 2021
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G. †Palaeothele Selden 2000
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†Palaeothele montceauensis Selden 1996
†Palaeothele onoi Selden 2021
Invalid names: Eothele Selden 1996 [replaced]
Fm. †Parvithelidae Wunderlich 2017
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G. †Parvithele Wunderlich 2017
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†Parvithele muelleri Wunderlich 2017
†Parvithele spinipes Wunderlich 2017
Invalid names: Liphistiidae Thorell 1869 [empty]
Subor. Opisthothelae Pocock 1892
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Infraor. Araneomorphae Smith 1902
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Unr. Entelegynae Simon 1893
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Fm. Agelenidae Koch 1837
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G. Agelena Walckenaer 1805
G. Histopona Thorell 1869
G. †Inceptor Petrunkevitch 1942
G. Tegenaria Latreille 1804
Invalid names: Inceptoridae Petrunkevitch 1942 [synonym]
Superfm. Araneoidea Simon 1895
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Fm. †Baltsuccinidae Wunderlich 2004
Fm. †Burmascutidae Wunderlich 2008
Fm. †Cretamysmenidae Wunderlich 2018
G. †Cretaraneus Selden 1990
Fm. Cyatholipidae Simon 1894
G. †Eocoddingtonia Selden 2010
Fm. †Juraraneidae Eskov 1984
Fm. †Leviunguidae Wunderlich 2018
Fm. Linyphiidae Blackwall 1859 [money spider/sheet weaver]
G. †Mesarania Hong 1984
G. †Mesozygiella Penney and Ortuño 2006
Fm. Mimetidae Simon 1881 [pirate spider]
Fm. Mysmenidae Petrunkevitch 1928 [spurred orbweaver]
Fm. Nesticidae Simon 1894 [cave cobweb spider]
Unr. Orbipurae Kuntner et al. 2018
Fm. Pimoidae Wunderlich 1986
Fm. †Praetheridiidae Wunderlich 2004
Fm. †Protheridiidae Wunderlich 2004
Fm. †Pumiliopimoidae Wunderlich 2008
Fm. Synaphridae Wunderlich 1986
Fm. Synotaxidae Simon 1894
Fm. Tetragnathidae Menge 1866
Fm. Theridiidae Sundevall 1833 [cobweb spider]
Fm. Theridiosomatidae Simon 1881 [ray spider]
Fm. †Zarqaraneidae Wunderlich 2008
Fm. Dictynidae PickardCambridge 1871
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G. Argenna Thorell 1870
G. Argyroneta Latreille 1804
G. †Arthrodictyna Petrunkevitch 1942
G. †Balticocryphoeca Wunderlich 2004
G. †Brommellina Wunderlich 2004
G. †Chelicirrum Wunderlich 2004
G. †Cryphoezaga Wunderlich 2004
G. Dictyna Sundevall 1833
G. †Eobrommella Wunderlich 2004
G. †Eodictyna Wunderlich 2004
G. †Eolathys Petrunkevitch 1950
G. †Flagelldictyna Wunderlich 2012
G. †Gibbermastigusa Wunderlich 2004
G. †Hispaniolyna Wunderlich 1988
G. †Mastigusa Menge 1854
G. †Mizagalla Wunderlich 2004
G. †Palaeodictyna Wunderlich 1988
G. †Palaeolathys Wunderlich 1986
G. †Protomastigusa Wunderlich 2004
G. †Scopulyna Wunderlich 2004
G. †Succinyna Wunderlich 1988
G. Thallumetus Simon 1892
G. †Vectaraneus Selden 2001
Invalid names: Argyronetidae Menge 1869 [synonym], Arthrodictynidae Petrunkevitch 1942 [synonym]
Unr. Dionycha Petrunkevitch 1928
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Fm. Anyphaenidae Bertkau 1878
Fm. Cheiracanthiidae Wagner 1887
Fm. Clubionidae Simon 1895 [sac spider]
Fm. Corinnidae Karsch 1880
G. Donuea Strand 1932
Fm. Gnaphosidae Pocock 1898
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Invalid names: Drassidae [synonym], Drassodidae Petrunkevitch 1942 [synonym]
Fm. Liocranidae Simon 1897
Fm. Philodromidae Thorell 1870
Fm. Phrurolithidae Banks 1892
Fm. Prodidomidae Simon 1884
Fm. Selenopidae Simon 1897 [wall crab spiders]
Fm. Trachelidae Simon 1897
Fm. Trochanteriidae Karsch 1897
Invalid names: Clubionoidea Simon 1895 [invalid subgroup]
Fm. †Eotibiaapophysidae Wunderlich 2018
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Tr. †Eoagelenomorphini Wunderlich 2021
Tr. †Eotibiaapophysini Wunderlich 2018
Fm. Hahniidae Bertkau 1878
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G. †Cymbiohahnia Wunderlich 2004
G. †Eocryphoeca Petrunkevitch 1946
G. †Eocryphoecara Wunderlich 2004
G. †Eohahnia Petrunkevitch 1958
G. †Protohahnia Wunderlich 2004
Invalid names: Tegenaria obscura Koch and Berendt 1854 [nomen dubium]
Superfm. Lycosoidea Sundevall 1833
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Fm. Ctenidae Keyserling 1877
Fm. †Insecutoridae Petrunkevitch 1942
G. †Korearachne Selden et al. 2012
Fm. Lycosidae Sundevall 1833 [wolf spider]
Fm. Oxyopidae Thorell 1870
Fm. †Parattidae Petrunkevitch 1922
Fm. Pisauridae Simon 1890
Fm. †Succinomidae Wunderlich 2012
Fm. Thomisidae Sundevall 1833 [crab spider]
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Invalid names: Borboropactidae Wunderlich 2004 [synonym]
Fm. Trechaleidae Simon 1890
Superfm. Oecobioidea Blackwall 1862
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Fm. Hersiliidae Thorell 1870 [tree trunk spider]
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Invalid names: Chalinuridae Thorell 1873 [synonym]
Fm. Oecobiidae Blackwall 1862 [disc web spider]
Fm. Sparassidae Bertkau 1872
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G. †Caduceator Petrunkevitch 1942
G. †Collacteus Petrunkevitch 1942
G. †Eostaianus Petrunkevitch 1950
G. †Eostasina Petrunkevitch 1942
G. Eusparassus Simon 1903
Subfm. Heteropodinae Thorell 1873
G. Pseudosparianthis Simon 1887
G. Zachria Koch 1875
Invalid names: Eusparassidae Järvi 1912 [synonym]
Fm. Uloboridae Thorell 1869 [hackled orbweaver]
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G. †Bicalamistrum Wunderlich 2015
G. †Boavista Wunderlich 2021
G. †Burmasuccinus Wunderlich 2018
G. †Burmuloborus Wunderlich 2008
G. †Eomiagrammopes Wunderlich 2004
G. †Hyptiomopes Wunderlich 2004
G. †Jerseyuloborus Wunderlich 2011
G. †Kachin Wunderlich 2017
G. Miagrammopes PickardCambridge 1869
G. †Microuloborus Wunderlich 2015
G. †Ocululoborus Wunderlich 2012
G. †Opellianus Wunderlich 2004
G. †Paramiagrammopes Wunderlich 2008
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Invalid names: Furculoborus Wunderlich 2017 [synonym], Palaeomiagrammopes Wunderlich 2008 [synonym]
G. †Planibulbus Wunderlich 2018
G. †Propterkachin Wunderlich 2017
G. †Pseudokachin Wunderlich 2021
G. †Spiniuloborus Wunderlich 2021
G. †Talbragaraneus Selden and Beattie 2013
G. †Ulobomopes Wunderlich 2004
Superfm. Zodarioidea Thorell 1881
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Fm. Zoropsidae Bertkau 1882
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Tr. †Eoprychiini Wunderlich 2004
Subfm. †Eotrechaleinae Wunderlich 2004
G. †Esuritor Petrunkevitch 1942
Subfm. Tengellinae Dahl 1908
Invalid names: Machadoniinae Lehtinen 1967 [empty]
Invalid names: Amaurobiidae Thorell 1870 [empty], Deinopoidea Koch 1850 [invalid subgroup], Desidae Pocock 1895 [empty], Dictynoidea PickardCambridge 1871 [invalid subgroup], Eresoidea Koch 1851 [invalid subgroup], Gnaphosoidea Simon 1893 [invalid subgroup], Orbiculariae Walckanear 1802 [invalid subgroup]
Fm. Filistatidae Ausserer 1867 [crevice weaver]
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Fm. †Gigarachnidae Jiang and Li 2020
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Fm. Leptonetidae Simon 1890 [leptonetid spider]
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G. †Eoleptoneta Wunderlich 1991
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†Eoleptoneta curvata Wunderlich 2004
†Eoleptoneta duocalcar Wunderlich 2004
†Eoleptoneta kutscheri Wunderlich 1991
†Eoleptoneta multispinae Wunderlich 2011
†Eoleptoneta pseudoarticulata Wunderlich 2011
†Eoleptoneta similis Wunderlich 2004
G. †Oligoleptoneta Wunderlich 2004
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†Oligoleptoneta altoculus Wunderlich 2004
†Oligoleptoneta cymbiospina Wunderlich 2011
Superfm. Leptonetoidea Simon 1890
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Fm. †Praeterleptonetidae Wunderlich 2008
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Tr. †Palaeohygropodini Wunderlich 2008
Tr. †Praeterleptonetini Wunderlich 2008
Fm. †Protoaraneoididae Wunderlich 2018
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G. †Praeteraraneoides Wunderlich 2018
G. †Proaraneoides Wunderlich 2018
G. †Protoaraneoides Wunderlich 2018
G. †Spinipalpitibia Wunderlich 2015
Fm. Telemidae Fage 1913 [longlegged cave spider]
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G. †Kachintelema Wunderlich 2022
G. Telema Simon 1882
G. Telemofila Wunderlich 1995
Fm. †Megasetidae Wunderlich 2021
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Fm. †Mongolarachnidae Selden et al. 2013
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Superfm. Palpimanoidea Forster and Platnick 1984
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Fm. Archaeidae Koch and Berendt 1854
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G. Afrarchaea Forster and Platnick 1984
G. †Archaea Koch and Berendt 1854
G. †Baltarchaea Eskov 1992
G. †Eoarchaea Forster and Platnick 1984
G. Eriauchenius Cambridge 1881
G. Madagascarchaea Wood and Scharff 2018
G. †Myrmecarchaea Wunderlich 2004
G. †Patarchaea Selden et al. 2008
G. †Saxonarchaea Wunderlich 2004
Subfm. †Spiniarchaeinae Wunderlich 2021
Invalid names: Jurarchaeinae Eskov 1987 [empty]
Fm. †Lagonomegopidae Eskov and Wunderlich 1995
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G. †Albiburmops Wunderlich 2017
G. †Archaelagonops Wunderlich 2012
G. †Burlagonomegops Penney 2005
G. †Cymbiolagonops Wunderlich 2015
G. †Hiatomegops Guo et al. 2021
G. †Jinjumegops Park et al. 2019
G. †Koreamegops Park et al. 2019
G. †Lagonoburmops Wunderlich 2012
G. †Lagonomegops Eskov and Wunderlich 1995
G. †Lineaburmops Wunderlich 2015
G. †Myanlagonops Wunderlich 2012
G. †Odontomegops Guo and Selden 2019
G. †Parviburmops Wunderlich 2015
G. †Paxillomegops Wunderlich 2015
G. †Picturmegops Wunderlich 2015
G. †Planimegops Wunderlich 2017
G. †Scopomegops Guo et al. 2021
G. †Soplaogonomegops Pérezde la Fuente et al. 2013
G. †Spinomegops Pérezde la Fuente et al. 2013
G. †Zarqagonomegops Kaddumi 2007
Invalid names: Grandoculidae Penney 2011 [synonym]
Fm. †Planarchaeidae Wunderlich 2017
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G. †Eomysmauchenius Wunderlich 2008
G. †Platythelae Wunderlich 2021
G. †Sinaranea Selden et al. 2008
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†Sinaranea brevicrus Selden et al. 2019
†Sinaranea metaxyostraca Selden et al. 2008
Fm. †Vetiatoridae Wunderlich 2015
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G. †Pekkachilus Wunderlich 2017
G. †Praetervetiator Wunderlich 2021
G. †Procervetiator Wunderlich 2021
G. †Vetiator Wunderlich 2015
Invalid names: Huttoniidae Simon 1893 [empty]
Fm. †Pilosarachnidae Jiang and Li 2020
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Unr. Synspermiata Michalik and Ramírez 2014
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Superfm. Dysderoidea Bristowe 1938
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Fm. Dysderidae Koch 1837 [woodlouse hunter spider]
G. †Jordariadna Wunderlich 2015
G. †Lebansegestria Wunderlich 2008
G. †Microsegestria Wunderlich and Milki 2004
G. †Myansegestria Wunderlich 2015
Fm. Oonopidae Simon 1890 [goblin spider]
G. †Palaeosegestria Penney 2004
Fm. †Plumorsolidae Wunderlich 2008
Fm. Segestriidae Simon 1893 [tubedwelling spider]
Invalid names: Segestrioidea Simon 1893 [synonym]
Fm. Pacullidae Simon 1894
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Fm. Pholcidae Koch 1851 [daddy longlegs spider]
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G. Coryssocnemis Simon 1893
G. Leptopholcus Simon 1893
G. Modisimus Simon 1893
Subfm. Ninetinae Simon 1890
G. †Paraspermophora Wunderlich 2004
Subfm. Pholcinae Koch 1851
G. †Serratochorus Wunderlich 1988
Unr. Pholcomorpha Wunderlich 2020
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Fm. †Aliendiguetidae Wunderlich 2020
Superfm. †Burmorsoloidea Wunderlich 2015
Fm. Plectreuridae Simon 1893 [plectreurid spider]
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G. †Palaeoplectreurys Wunderlich 2004
G. Plectreurys Simon 1893
Superfm. Scytodoidea Blackwall 1864
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Fm. Drymusidae Simon 1893
Fm. †Eopsilodercidae Wunderlich 2008
Fm. Ochyroceratidae Fage 1912 [midget ground weaver]
Fm. †Praepholcidae Wunderlich 2017
Fm. Psilodercidae DeelemanReinhold 1995
Fm. Scytodidae Blackwall 1864 [spitting spider]
Fm. Tetrablemmidae Cambridge 1873 [armored spider]
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G. †Balticoblemma Wunderlich 2004
G. †Claspingblemma Wunderlich 2022
G. †Longithorax Wunderlich 2017
G. Monoblemma Gertsch 1941
G. †Palpalpaculla Wunderlich 2017
G. †Saetosoma Wunderlich 2012
Subfm. Tetrablemminae PickardCambridge 1873
Invalid names: Scytodes hani Wunderlich 2012 [nomen dubium]
Invalid names: Araneoclada Platnick 1977 [invalid subgroup], Haplogynae Simon 1893 [invalid subgroup]
Infraor. Mygalomorphae Pocock 1892
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Superfm. Atypoidea Thorell 1870
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Fm. Antrodiaetidae Gertsch 1940 [folding trapdoor spider]
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G. †Cretacattyma Eskov and Zonshtein 1990
Fm. Atypidae Thorell 1870 [purse web spider]
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G. Atypus Latreille 1804
G. †Balticatypus Wunderlich 2011
Fm. Mecicobothriidae Holmberg 1882 [dwarf tarantula]
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Invalid names: Hexuridae Simon 1889 [synonym]
Superfm. Avicularioidea Simon 1874
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Fm. Ctenizidae Thorell 1887 [corklid trapdoor spider]
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G. †Baltocteniza Eskov and Zonstein 2000
G. †Electrocteniza Eskov and Zonstein 2000
G. †Parvocteniza Wunderlich 2020
Fm. Dipluridae Simon 1889 [funnelweb tarantula]
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G. †Alterphyxioschemoides Wunderlich 2021
G. †Cethegoides Wunderlich 2017
G. †Clostes Menge 1869
Subfm. Euagrinae Raven 1979
G. Ischnothele Ausserer 1875
Subfm. Masteriinae Simon 1889
G. †Phyxioschemoides Wunderlich 2015
Fm. Nemesiidae Simon 1892
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G. †Eodiplurina Petrunkevitch 1922
G. †Myannemesia Wunderlich 2020
Invalid names: Pycnothelidae Chamberlin 1917 [synonym]
Fm. Theraphosidae Thorell 1870 [tarantula]
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G. Hemirraghus Simon 1903
G. †Ischnocolinopsis Wunderlich 1988
Subfm. †Protertheraphosinae Wunderlich 2020
Invalid names: Aviculariidae Simon 1870 [synonym], Selenocosmiinae Simon 1889 [empty]
Invalid names: Migidae Simon 1892 [empty]
G. †Palaranea Frič 1873
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†Palaranea borassifoliae Frič 1873
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Invalid names: Arthrolycosa palaranea Fritsch 1904 [objective synonym]
G. †Paralycosa Dunlop and Jekel 2009
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†Paralycosa attiformis Gourret 1887
Invalid names: Protolycosa Gourret 1887 [replaced]
G. †Timeropus Thorell 1891
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†Timeropus hersiliformis Gourret 1887
Invalid names: Lycosoides Gourret 1887 [replaced]
Invalid names: Amaurobius faustus Koch and Berendt 1854 [nomen dubium], Amaurobius rimosus Koch and Berendt 1854 [nomen dubium], Amaurobius spinimanus Menge 1854 [nomen nudum], Anatone Menge 1854 [nomen nudum], Anatone marginata Menge 1854 [nomen nudum], Anatone spinipes Menge 1854 [nomen nudum], Archaea incomta Menge 1854 [nomen nudum], Archaea sphinx Menge 1854 [nomen nudum], Athera Menge 1854 [nomen nudum], Athera exilis Menge 1854 [nomen nudum], Auximus fossilis Petrunkevitch 1950 [nomen dubium], Auximus succini Petrunkevitch 1942 [nomen dubium], Clubiona eseri Heer 1864 [nomen nudum], Clubiona latifrons Menge 1854 [nomen nudum], Clythia Koch and Berendt 1854 [nomen dubium], Clythia alma Koch and Berendt 1854 [nomen dubium], Clythia gracilenta Menge 1854 [nomen nudum], Clythia leptocarena Menge 1854 [nomen nudum], Corynitoides Dunlop and Jekel 2009 [nomen dubium], Corynitoides spinosa Menge 1854 [nomen dubium], Corynitoides undulata Menge 1854 [nomen dubium], Dielacata Menge 1854 [nomen nudum], Dielacata superba Menge 1854 [nomen nudum], Drassus oblongus Menge 1854 [nomen nudum], Dysdera glabrata Menge 1854 [nomen nudum], Dysdera hippopodium Menge 1854 [nomen nudum], Dysdera scobiculata Menge 1854 [nomen nudum], Eocryphoeca distincta Petrunkevitch 1950 [nomen dubium], Eocryphoeca fossilis Petrunkevitch 1942 [nomen dubium], Eometa aberrans Petrunkevitch 1958 [nomen dubium], Eometa robusta Petrunkevitch 1958 [nomen dubium], Epeira eogena Menge 1854 [nomen nudum], Epeiridion Menge 1854 [nomen nudum], Epeiridion femoratum Menge 1854 [nomen nudum], Erithus Menge 1854 [nomen nudum], Erithus applanatus Menge 1854 [nomen nudum], Ero coronata Menge 1854 [nomen nudum], Ero exculpta Menge 1854 [nomen nudum], Ero quadripunctata Menge 1854 [nomen nudum], Ero setulosa Koch and Berendt 1854 [nomen dubium], Eyukselus Özdikmen 2007 [nomen nudum], Eyukselus argutus Menge 1854 [nomen nudum], Eyukselus felinus Menge 1854 [nomen nudum], Eyukselus griseus Menge 1854 [nomen nudum], Eyukselus latifrons Menge 1854 [nomen nudum], Eyukselus pumilus Menge 1854 [nomen nudum], Heteromma intersecta Menge 1856 [nomen nudum], Idmonia Menge 1854 [nomen nudum], Idmonia virginea Menge 1854 [nomen nudum], Laterigradae Thorell [empty], Melanophora lepida Menge 1854 [nomen nudum], Melanophora nitida Menge 1854 [nomen nudum], Memoratrix Petrunkevitch 1942 [nomen dubium], Memoratrix rydei Petrunkevitch 1942 [nomen dubium], Micaria ovata Menge 1854 [nomen nudum], Micaria squamata Menge 1854 [nomen nudum], Micaria tenuis Menge 1854 [nomen nudum], Micryphantes globulus Menge 1854 [nomen nudum], Micryphantes turritus Menge 1854 [nomen nudum], Miropholcus Petrunkevitch 1942 [nomen dubium], Miropholcus heteropus Petrunkevitch 1942 [nomen dubium], Mizalia truncata Menge 1854 [nomen nudum], Ocypete angustifrons Menge 1854 [nomen nudum], Ocypete marginata Menge 1854 [nomen nudum], Onca Menge 1854 [nomen nudum], Onca lepida Menge 1854 [nomen nudum], Onca pumila Menge 1854 [nomen nudum], Perturbator Petrunkevitch 1971 [nomen dubium], Perturbator corniger Petrunkevitch 1971 [nomen dubium], Phalangopus Menge 1854 [nomen dubium], Phalangopus subtilis Menge 1854 [nomen dubium], Philodromus griseus Menge 1856 [nomen nudum], Philodromus redrogradus Menge 1854 [nomen nudum], Philodromus reptans Menge 1854 [nomen nudum], Pyritaraneidae Petrunkevitch 1953 [invalid subgroup], Pythonissa bipunctata Menge 1854 [nomen nudum], Pythonissa discophora Menge 1854 [nomen nudum], Pythonissa glabra Menge 1854 [nomen nudum], Pythonissa villosa Menge 1854 [nomen nudum], Retitelariae Thorell [empty], Saltigradae Latreille [empty], Segestria exarata Menge 1854 [nomen nudum], Segestria undulata Menge 1854 [nomen nudum], Siga Menge 1854 [nomen nudum], Siga crinita Menge 1854 [nomen nudum], Spheconia Menge 1854 [nomen nudum], Spheconia brevipes Menge 1854 [nomen nudum], Syphax hirtus Menge 1854 [nomen nudum], Thomisus matutinus Menge 1856 [nomen nudum], Thyelia pectinata Menge 1854 [nomen nudum], Thyelia spinosa Menge 1854 [nomen nudum], Tubitelariae Thorell [empty], Zilla cornumana Menge 1854 [nomen nudum], Zilla spinipalpa Menge 1854 [nomen nudum]
Diagnosis
No diagnoses are available
Measurements
No measurements are available









Source: c = class  
Reference: Bush and Bambach 2015 
Age range
Maximum range based only on fossils: base of the Moscovian to the top of the Holocene or 315.20000 to 0.00000 Ma
Minimum age of oldest fossil (stem group age): 314.6 Ma
Minimum age of oldest fossil (stem group age): 314.6 Ma
Collections (334 total)
Oldest occurrences  
Time interval  Ma  Country or state  Original ID and collection number 

Westphalian A  Poland  Protolycosa anthracophila (147006)  
Moscovian  Czech Republic (Central Bohemian)  Eolycosa lorenzi, Scudderia carbonaria, Geralycosa fritschi, Arthrolycosa beecheri, Arthrolycosa fortis (126152)  
Moscovian  Czech Republic (Pilsen)  Pyritaranea tubifera, Eopholcus pedatus (128574)  
Westphalian C  Russian Federation  Arthrolycosa sp. B (149705)  
Westphalian C  Czech Republic  Palaranea borassifoliae (148208)  
Westphalian D  USA (Illinois)  Arthrolycosa antiqua, Palaeothele onoi (112630) Arthrolycosa danielsi (146857)  
Westphalian D  United Kingdom (Somerset)  Arthrolycosa sp. (216068)  
Kasimovian  USA (New Mexico)  Protolycosa suazoi (219795)  
Kasimovian  Gzhelian  Russian Federation  Arthrolycosa sp. A (102503)  
Stephanian A  France  Protolycosa cebennensis (147000)  
Stephanian B  France  Eothele montceauensis (34902 122490)  
Cisuralian  Kazakhstan (Almaty)  Araneae indet. (149706)  
Roadian  Russian Federation (Kirov)  Arthrolycosa sp. (105058)  
Aegean  France  Rosamygale grauvogeli (106916 107681 107683)  
Aegean  France (BasRhin)  Rosamygale grauvogeli (97620)  
Carnian  South Africa (KwazuluNatal)  Triassaraneus andersonorum (23002)  
Late/Upper Triassic  South Africa (Eastern Cape)  Triassaraneus andersonorum (23175)  
Norian  Australia (Queensland)  Edwa maryae (154205)  
Norian  USA (North Carolina)  Argyrarachne solitus (106479)  
Alaunian  Italy  Friularachne rigoi (145192) 