Cretomegahexura Eskov and Zonshtein 1990 (dwarf tarantula)

Arachnida - Araneae - Mecicobothriidae

Full reference: K. Y. Eskov and S. Zonshtein. 1990. First Mesozoic mygalomorph spiders from the Lower Cretaceous of Siberia and Mongolia, with notes on the system and evolution of the infraorder Mygalomorphae (Chelicerata: Araneae). Neues Jahrbuch für Geologie und Paläontologie, Abhandlungen 178:325-368

Parent taxon: Mecicobothriidae according to J. A. Dunlop et al. 2013

Sister taxon: Cretohexura

Subtaxa: Cretomegahexura platnicki

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Type: Cretomegahexura platnicki

Ecology: nektobenthic carnivore

Distribution: found only at Bon Tsagaan (PIN collection 3559, outcrop 87/8) (Cretaceous of Mongolia)

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