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Family Phrurolithidae

Phrurotimpus sp. (egg sack) - Phrurotimpus Adult Male - Phrurotimpus borealis - male Small spider - Phrurotimpus borealis - female Which spider is this? - Phrurotimpus Ventral view - Phrurotimpus - female Female Phrurotimpus? - Phrurotimpus Phrurotimpus alarius - female Phrurotimpus female - Phrurotimpus - female
Classification
Kingdom Animalia (Animals)
Phylum Arthropoda (Arthropods)
Subphylum Chelicerata (Chelicerates)
Class Arachnida (Arachnids)
Order Araneae (Spiders)
Infraorder Araneomorphae (True Spiders)
No Taxon (Entelegynes )
Family Phrurolithidae
Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
6 genera found in North America transferred from Corinnidae to the new family Phrurolithidae by Ramírez, 2014.(1)(2)
Numbers
Drassinella - 6 species in USA
Phrurolithus - 28 species in USA (under 3 mm, Castianeira/Micaria look-alike)(3)
Phruronellus - 5 species in USA
Phrurotimpus - 14 species & 3 subspecies in USA & Canada
Piabuna - 5 species in USA (very small, less than 2 mm, AMEs large)
Scotinella -16 species in USA & Canada
Identification
Drassinella - 2.5 to 4 mm look like ground spiders, but spinnerets are conical not tubular.
Print References
The morphology and phylogeny of dionychan spiders
By Ramírez, Martín J.(1)
Internet References
World Spider Catalog (2014). World Spider Catalog. Natural History Museum Bern, online at http://wsc.nmbe.ch, version 15.5, accessed on 11/19/2014(2)
Works Cited
1.The morphology and phylogeny of dionychan spiders
Ramírez, Martín J. 2014. Bulletin of the American Museum of Natural History.
2.World Spider Catalog
3.New American Spiders of the Family Clubionidae I
W.J. Gertsch. 1941. The American Museum of Natural History; No. 1147.