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Protheridion Wunderlich 2004 (orb-weaver)

Arachnida - Araneae - Protheridiidae

PaleoDB taxon number: 268666

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: Protheridiidae according to J. A. Dunlop et al. 2013

Sister taxon: Zarqaraneus

Subtaxa: Protheridion bitterfeldensis, Protheridion detritus, Protheridion obscurum, Protheridion punctatum, Protheridion tibialis

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Type: Protheridion tibialis

Ecology: epifaunal grazer