Mirometa Petrunkevitch 1963 (orb-weaving spider)

Arachnida - Araneae - Araneidae

Full reference: A. Petrunkevitch. 1963. Chiapas amber spiders. University of California Publications in Entomology 31:1-40

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

Sister taxa: Anepeira, Aranea, Araneinae, Araneometa, Araneus, Argiope, Bararaneus, Chrysometata, Cyclososoma, Enacrosoma, Eoaraneus, Eochorizopes, Eozygiella, Eustaloides, Fossilaraneus, Gea, Hypognatha, Meditrina, Mesozygiella, Miraraneus, Molinaranea, Nephilinae, Pulchellaranea, Pycnosinga, Testudinaroides, Tethneus, Zilla, Tetragnathinae

Subtaxa: Mirometa valdespinosa

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Type: Mirometa valdespinosa

Ecology: nektobenthic carnivore

Distribution: found only at UCMP B-7461, Pa-Buchil, Simojovel region (Miocene of Mexico)

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