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Species Anyphaena dixiana

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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 (Entelegynae)
Family Anyphaenidae (Ghost Spiders)
Genus Anyphaena
Species dixiana (Anyphaena dixiana)
Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
Size
~4.14 mm female
~3.85 mm male(1)
Identification
May be quickly recognized by the spur borne on the dorsal prong of the RTA of males and the greatly reduced epigynal midpiece of females.(1)
Range
Northcentral Colorado south to western Texas, west to southern California.(1)
Habitat
"Specimens have been taken from 5400 to 9000 feet (1650-2750 m), in yellow pine/oak and montane forests, in alfalfa, under dead agave and frequently in houses."(1)
Season
"Mature males have been taken from mid-August through mid-May, mature females from late September through late April."(1)
Remarks
Closest to A. crebrispina.(1)
Print References
The spider family Anyphaenidae in America north of Mexico
By N. Platnick
Bulletin of the Museum of Comparative Zoology Vol 146 (4): 205-266, 1974(1)
Works Cited
1.The spider family Anyphaenidae in America north of Mexico
N. Platnick. 1974. Bulletin of the Museum of Comparative Zoology Vol 146 (4): 205-266.