Mexitlia is a genus of North American cribellate araneomorph spiders in the family Dictynidae, and was first described by Pekka T. Lehtinen in 1967.[2] As of May 2019 it contains only three species: M. altima, M. grandis, and M. trivittata.[1]

Scientific classification e
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Subphylum: Chelicerata
Class: Arachnida
Order: Araneae
Infraorder: Araneomorphae
Family: Dictynidae
Genus: Mexitlia
Lehtinen, 1967[1]
Type species
M. trivittata
(Banks, 1901)


  1. ^ a b "Gen. Mexitlia Lehtinen, 1967". World Spider Catalog Version 20.0. Natural History Museum Bern. 2019. doi:10.24436/2. Retrieved 2019-06-01. CS1 maint: discouraged parameter (link)
  2. ^ Lehtinen, P. T. (1967). "Classification of the cribellate spiders and some allied families, with notes on the evolution of the suborder Araneomorpha". Annales Zoologici Fennici. 4: 199–468.

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