Explore extinct life by their name
(i.e., genus)

Explore extinct life by their common names
(i.e., Dinosaur, Bird)

Explore extinct life by family groupings
(i.e., cladistic relationships)

Explore extinct life by geological time period
(i.e., when the life form lived)

Explore extinct life by geographic location
(i.e., where the fossils were found)

Explore extinct life by paleontologist/author
(i.e., person(s) who named the life form)

Explore fantasy life forms shaped by the human mind and experience
(i.e., fictional creatures & monsters)

An introduction to the Extinct Life Pictorial Encyclopedia along with some statistics regarding what information is available

The Dinosaur Fan Non-sports Collectibles Digest

Fiction Novels Featuring Prehistoric Animals, Mutant Beasts & Primeval Man

Return to The Dinosaur Fan home page
Spider
 
Ablator Acrometa Aculeatarbus Adjutor Admissor
Adorator Agynetiphantes Alkenia Almolinus Alterphrurolithus
Ambiortiphagus Amphiclotho Amphithomisus Anameta Anandrus
Anelosimus Anepeira Angusdarion Anniculus Anthracomartus
Anthracophrynus Anthracosiro Anthracotarbus Anzinia Aphantomartus
Arachnolithulus Aranea Araneaovoius Araneometa Archaea
Archaelagonops Archaemecys Archaeomartus Architarbus Areomartus
Argenna Argyrarachne Argyrodes Argyroneta Arianrhoda
Arthrodictyna Arthrolycosa Arthromygale Atocatle Attoides
Azilia Baltarchaea Balticatypus Balticgnatha Balticoblemma
Balticocryphoeca Balticolipus Balticonesticus Balticonopsis Balticoridion
Balticpholcomma Baltleucauge Baltocteniza Baltorchestina Baltsuccinus
Bararaneus Bornatarbus Brachylycosa Brachypyge Brommellina
Burlagonomegops Burmadictyna Burmascutum Burmesarchaea Burmesiola
Burmorchestina Burmuloborus Caduceator Calilinus Canadaorchestina
Captrix Caudasinus Cenattus Cenotextricella Cercidiella
Chelicerinus Chelicirrum Chemmisomma Chiapasona Chrysometata
Clavibertus Cleptomartus Clostes Clubiona Clubionella
Clya Collacteus Concursator Copaldictyna Corneometa
Cornuanandrus Cornucymbium Cornutidion Coryphomartus Cretacattyma
Cretadiplura Cretadromus Cretamygale Cretaraneus Cretohexura
Cretomegahexura Cryphoezaga Cryptomartus Cryptoplanus Custodela
Custodelela Cyathosuccinus Cyclososoma Cymbiohahnia Cymbiopholcomma
Dasumiana Dendryphantes Descangeles Desultor Devonotarbus
Dinodiplura Dinopilio Dipoenata Discotarbus Distanilinus
Dominicanopsis Drassyllinus Dryadia Dubianapis Dubiosynotaxus
Ecotona Ediacara Electrocteniza Elvina Enacrosoma
Eoaraneus Eoarchaea Eoasagena Eoattopsis Eoatypus
Eobrommella Eobumbatrix Eobumbratrix Eochorizopes Eocoddingtonia
Eocryphoeca Eocryphoecara Eocteniza Eocydrele Eodictyna
Eodiplurina Eodoter Eoepeirotypus Eogamasomorpha Eognaphosops
Eohahnia Eohalinobius Eolabulla Eolathys Eoleptoneta
Eolinus Eolycosa Eolyrifer Eomactator Eomatachia
Eomazax Eometa Eomiagrammopes Eomysmauchenius Eomysmena
Eomysmenopsis Eonephila Eophantes Eophrynus Eopisaurella
Eoplectreurys Eopopino Eoprychia Eopsiloderces Eoscaphiella
Eostaianus Eostasina Eostentatrix Eosynotaxus Eotarbus
Eoteutana Eothanatus Eotheridiosoma Eotrechalea Eotrochanteria
Eoversatrix Eozygiella Epeira Ephalmator Eresoides
Eriauchenius Erigolipus Esuritor Eurymartus Euryopus
Eusparassus Evagoratus Facundia Femurraptor Fiducia
Filiauchenius Filiolella Flagellanapis Flagelldictyna Floricomus
Fossilanapis Fossilaraneus Fossilopaea Friularachne Furcembolus
Gelasinotarbus Geralycosa Geraphrynus Geratarbus Geratonephila
Gerdia Gerdiopsis Gerdiorum Gibbermastigusa Gibbersynotaxus
Gigantocharinus Gilboarachne Globulidion Gondwanarache Gondwanarachne
Goniotarbus Gorgopsidis Gorgopsina Graea Grandoculus
Hadrachne Hahnia Hemikreischeria Herselioides Hersiliana
Heteronesticus Heterotarbus Heterotmarus Hirsutipalpus Hispaniolyna
Hispanonesticus Huergina Hypotheridiosoma Hyptiomopes Iardinidis
Inceptor Insecutor Ischnocolinopsis Jerseyuloborus Juraraneus
Jurarchaea Kochiuridion Komisumena Korearachne Kreischeria
Kustaria Lacunauchenius Lagonoburmops Lagonomegops Latouchia
Lebanoecobius Lebansegestria Leptotarbus Leviunguis Linoptes
Linyphia Lissomartus Luxurionephila Lycosa Lyssomanes
Machilla Macromischa Macryphantes Madagascarphantes Maiocercus
Malepellis Massula Mastigusa Medela Meditrina
Meioneta Mesarania Mesotarbus Mesozygiella Meta
Metatarbus Microlinus Micropalpimanus Microsegestria Mimetidion
Minutunguis Miothomisus Miraraneus Mirometa Misionella
Mistura Mizagalla Mizalia Myanlagonops Myrmecarchaea
Myrmecorinna Mystagogus Nactodipoena Nagaia Namurotarbus
Nanoctenus Nanomysmena Nanosteatoda Nephila Nops
Nyranytarbus Obscurpholcomma Ocululoborus Oligoleptoneta Oomartus
Ootarbus Opellianus Opiliotarbus Opisthophylax Orthotarbus
Palaeoanapis Palaeocharinus Palaeocteniza Palaeodictyna Palaeodrassus
Palaeoepeirotypus Palaeohygropoda Palaeolathys Palaeoleptoneta Palaeometa
Palaeomiagrammopes Palaeomysmena Palaeonephila Palaeopachygnatha Palaeoperenethis
Palaeoplectreurys Palaeosegestria Palaeospinisoma Palaeotarbus Palaeothele
Palaeouloborus Palaeoxysticus Palaranea Palembolus Palpiraptor
Paralabulla Paralinus Paralycosa Paramiagrammopes Paraspermophora
Paratarbus Parattus Parvomygale Parvulus Patarchaea
Pensacolatus Perneria Petrovicia Phalangiotarbus Phlegrata
Pholcochyrocer Phrynomartus Planomartus Planoxyopes Pleomartus
Pleophrynus Plesiosiro Plumorsolus Pocononia Praetereuryopis
Praeterleptoneta Praetheridion Priscometa Prodysdera Prolinus
Promygale Pronepos Propago Prosocer Protheridion
Protochersis Protocteniza Protohahnia Protolachesis Protolycosa
Protomastigusa Protomimetus Protoorthobula Protophysoglenes Protosteatoda
Pseudoacrometa Pseudokreischeria Pseudosparianthis Pseudoteutana Pseudothomisus
Pumiliopimoa Pycnosinga Pycnotarbus Pyritaranea Quamtana
Rakovnicia Rosamygale Ruganapis Rugapholcomma Saetosoma
Salticoididus Samlandicmeta Saxonanapis Saxonarchaea Schellenbergia
Scopulyna Segestria Selenops Serratochorus Sinaranea
Sinodictyna Somaspidion Soplaogonomegops Sosybius Spatiator
Spinilipus Spinisinus Spinitharinus Spinitheridiosoma Spinizodarion
Spinocharinus Spinomegops Steneattus Stenotrogulus Styposis
Succinaenigma Succineta Succinilipus Succiniraptor Succiniropsis
Succinitaxus Succinobertus Succinomus Succinura Succinyna
Succiphantes Sulcosynotaxus Systariella Talbragaraneus Testudinaroides
Tethneus Tetragnatha Thereola Theridion Thomisiraptor
Thomisus Thyelia Timeropus Trachelas Triangulotarbus
Triassaraneus Trigonomartus Trigonotarbus Trochanteridromulus Trochanteridromus
Tuberanapis Tyroglyphites Ulobomopes Umerosoma Unispinatoda
Vectaraneus Veterator Vetsegestria Vicipholcomma Vratislavia
Xysticus Zamilia Zarqaraneus Zarquagonomegops Zelotetis
Zodariodamus Zorapostenus

Name The name (genus) of the life form.
  Life Form Family Group  The family group to which the life form belongs.
This life form is Globally Extinct.  or  At least one species of this life form still exists today.  The 'cross' symbol indicates that this life form is globally extinct whereas the 'heart' symbol indicates that at least one species of this life form still exists today.
Pictures (artist illustrations and/or photos of fossils) are available in the detail page
Images of collectibles (scans/photos of cards, stickers, etc.) are available in the detail page
 
 

Return to top of this page