Mystagogus Petrunkevitch 1942 (money spider/sheet weaver)

Arachnida - Araneae - Linyphiidae

Full reference: A. Petrunkevitch. 1942. A study of amber spiders. Transactions of the Connecticut Academy of Arts and Sciences 34:119-464

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

Sister taxa: Agynetiphantes, Ceratinopsis, Cnephalocotes, Custodela, Custodelela, Eolabulla, Eophantes, Erigone, Floricomus, Gonatium, Hypselistes, Linyphia, Linyphiinae, Madagascarphantes, Malepellis, Meioneta, Micryphantes, Paralabulla, Pocadicnemis, Savignia, Selenyphantes, Succineta, Succiphantes, Toschia

Subtaxa: Mystagogus dubius Mystagogus glaber

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Type: Mystagogus glaber

Ecology: nektobenthic carnivore

Distribution: found only at Baltic amber (BMNH coll) (Eocene of Russian Federation)

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