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Mesozygiella Penney and Ortuņo 2006 (orb-weaving spider)

Arachnida - Araneae - Araneidae

PaleoDB taxon number: 268735

Full reference: D. Penney and V. M. Ortuņo. 2006. Oldest true orb-weaving spider (Araneae: Araneidae). Biology Letters 2:447-450

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, Fossilaraneus, Gea, Graea, Hypognatha, Meditrina, Miraraneus, Mirometa, Molinaranea, Pulchellaranea, Pycnosinga, Testudinaroides, Tethneus, Zilla, Tetragnathinae

Subtaxa: Mesozygiella dunlopi

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