Palaeometa opertanea Scudder 1890 (spider)

Arachnida - Araneae - Tetragnathidae

Alternative combination: Theridium opertaneum

Full reference: S. H. Scudder. 1890. The Tertiary Insects of North America. Report of the United States Geological Survey of the Territories XIII:1-734

Belongs to Palaeometa according to J. A. Dunlop et al. 2013

See also Petrunkevitch 1922 and Scudder 1890

Sister taxa: none

Type specimen: 13521, an exoskeleton

Ecology: nektobenthic carnivore

Distribution: found only at Florissant (MCZ Collection) (Eocene of Colorado)

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