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Genus Allocyclosa

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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 Allocyclosa
aa-lo-sey-KLO-suh (derived from Beechhold 2000)
Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
This is a new genus that has been established for Cyclosa bifurca.
Explanation of Names
The Greek adjective άλλος 'another' to erect a genus close to Cyclosa.(1)
Just one species: Allocyclosa bifurca
Works Cited
1.Spiders of North America: An Identification Manual
D. Ubick, P. Paquin, P.E. Cushing and V. Roth (eds). 2005. American Arachnological Society.