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Family Trechaleidae

Trechalea gertschi - male Sabino Canyon Fishing Spider - Trechalea gertschi Large Spider in the Sonoran Desert (Mexico) - Trechalea gertschi Trechalea gertschi with egg sac (Sabino Canyon) - Trechalea gertschi - female Trechalea gertschi (Sabino Canyon) - Trechalea gertschi Trechalea gertschi with babies - Trechalea gertschi - female Trechalea gertschi with babies - Trechalea gertschi - female Another juvenile Trechalea gertschi - Trechalea gertschi
Kingdom Animalia (Animals)
Phylum Arthropoda (Arthropods)
Subphylum Chelicerata (Chelicerates)
Class Arachnida (Arachnids)
Order Araneae (Spiders)
Infraorder Araneomorphae (True Spiders)
No Taxon (Entelegynes )
Family Trechaleidae
Other Common Names
Longlegged Water Spiders(1)
Fishing Spiders
Explanation of Names
Author of name: Eugène Simon. First year published: 1890a.
1 genus in BugGuide's range (North America north of Mexico)
Genus Trechalea: Gila River drainage in Arizona & New Mexico (and south into Mexico)(2)
Works Cited
1.Common Spiders of North America
Richard A. Bradley . 2012. University of California Press .
2.Spiders of North America: An Identification Manual
D. Ubick, P. Paquin, P.E. Cushing and V. Roth (eds). 2005. American Arachnological Society.