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Species Araniella displicata - Sixspotted Orbweaver

Sixspotted Orbweaver? - Araniella displicata - female Orb weaver? - Araniella displicata Colorful Spider - Araniella displicata juvenile Six-spotted Orb Weaver? - Araniella displicata spider - Araniella displicata Araniella displicata  - Araniella displicata - female Sixspotted Orbweaver - Araniella displicata - female Six-spotted orbweaver - Araniella displicata
Kingdom Animalia (Animals)
Phylum Arthropoda (Arthropods)
Subphylum Chelicerata (Chelicerates)
Class Arachnida (Arachnids)
Order Araneae (Spiders)
Infraorder Araneomorphae (True Spiders)
No Taxon (Entelegynes )
Family Araneidae (Orb Weavers)
Genus Araniella
Species displicata (Sixspotted Orbweaver)
Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
Explanation of Names
Author of the name Hentz. Year first published: 1847.
Latin for "scattered, dispersed"
Gender: Feminine
The possession of three (rarely four) pairs of small black spots on the abdominal dorsum is somewhat diagnostic for this species (Sacher, 1990).(1)




Egg Sacs
~ A. displicata has been recorded in these US states: AK, AZ, CA, CO, CT, IA, ID, IL, IN, MD, ME, MI, MN, MT, NC, ND, NH, NJ, NM, NT, NY, OH, OR, PA, RI, UT, VA, VT, WA, WI, WV, WY
and these Canadian Provinces/Territories: AB, BC, MB, NF, NS, ON, PQ, SK, YT
See Also
~ A. proxima has been recorded in these Canadian Provinces/Territories: AB BC NL NT QC SK
Print References
Spiders of the Eastern US, Howell and Jenkins, page 153
Internet References
(1) ~ - Description, range, image, possible viruses etc.
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