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Genus Leucauge

Venusta Orchard Spider - Leucauge venusta Orchard Orbweaver - Leucauge venusta Leucauge venusta? - Leucauge venusta Venusta Orchard Orbweaver - Leucauge venusta - female Midge massacre IX: Hanging by a thread - Leucauge venusta Orchard Orbweaver - Leucauge venusta - female Spider - Leucauge venusta - male Leucuage venusta--Voucher - Leucauge venusta - female
Classification
Kingdom Animalia (Animals)
Phylum Arthropoda (Arthropods)
Subphylum Chelicerata (Chelicerates)
Class Arachnida (Arachnids)
Order Araneae (Spiders)
Infraorder Araneomorphae (True Spiders)
No Taxon (Entelegynes )
Family Tetragnathidae (Long-jawed Orb Weavers)
Genus Leucauge
Numbers
2 species in North America:
L. argyra
L. venusta [includes L. mabelae] - Orchard Orbweaver
Identification
Range
L. argyra - Florida to Brazil
L. venusta - southern Canada to Panama
Internet References
live adult image of L. venusta and other info (E.R. Degginger, enature.org)
live immature image of unidentified Leucauge species (A. Tanasevitch, American Museum of Natural History)
synonyms and distribution (Norman Platnick, The World Spider Catalog, American Museum of Natural History)
North American species list (Norman Platnick, Tetragnathidae; Spiders of North America)