Mirometa valdespinosa 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

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

See also Petrunkevitch 1963

Sister taxa: none

Type specimen: UCMP 13036, an exoskeleton. Its type locality is UCMP B-7461, Pa-Buchil, Simojovel region, which is in a Miocene terrestrial amber in Mexico.

Ecology: nektobenthic carnivore

Distribution: found only at UCMP B-7461, Pa-Buchil, Simojovel region

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