Modisimus Simon 1893 (daddy long-legs spider)

Arachnida - Araneae - Pholcidae

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

See also Dunlop et al. 2013

Sister taxa: Coryssocnemis, Leptopholcus, Ninetinae, Paraspermophora, Quamtana, Serratochorus

Subtaxa: Modisimus calcar Modisimus calcaroides Modisimus crassifemoralis Modisimus oculatus Modisimus tuberosus

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Ecology: nektobenthic carnivore

Distribution:

• Miocene of the Dominican Republic (2 collections), Mexico (1)

Total: 3 collections including 7 occurrences

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