Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
Explanation of Names
Author of the name Hentz. Year first published: 1847.
Latin for "scattered, dispersed"
The possession of three (rarely four) pairs of small black spots on the abdominal dorsum is somewhat diagnostic for this species (Sacher, 1990).(1)
~ 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
~ A. proxima has been recorded in these Canadian Provinces/Territories: AB BC NL NT QC SK
Spiders of the Eastern US, Howell and Jenkins, page 153
(1) ~ www.canadianarachnology.org/data/spiders/15326 - Description, range, image, possible viruses etc.
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