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Species Ceraticelus atriceps

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Classification
Kingdom Animalia (Animals)
Phylum Arthropoda (Arthropods)
Subphylum Chelicerata (Chelicerates)
Class Arachnida (Arachnids)
Order Araneae (Spiders)
Infraorder Araneomorphae (True Spiders)
No Taxon (Entelegynes )
Family Linyphiidae (Sheetweb and Dwarf Spiders)
Subfamily Erigoninae (Dwarf Spiders)
Genus Ceraticelus
Species atriceps (Ceraticelus atriceps)
Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
Explanation of Names
(O. P.-Cambridge, 1874)
Size
Male: 1.5mm
Female: 1.4-1.7mm (1)
Identification
This species is very similar to C. fissiceps, but female C. atriceps lack the dorsal scutum of C. fissiceps. (1)

Epigynum:


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Habitat
Leaf litter, low bushes and conifers (1)
Season
Sexes are mature during all seasons. (1)
Works Cited
1.Spiders Of Connecticut
Benjamin Julian Kaston. 1981. State Geological And Natural History Survey Of Connecticut, Department Of Environmental Protection, Bulletin 70 Revised Edition.