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Origanates rostratus - male

Origanates rostratus - Male
Deane, Letcher County, Kentucky, USA
February 8, 2015
Size: 2mm
Found under rubber belt line in grassy field. This little guy has some type of horn some images looks like it may be two horns. I have searched everywhere and can't locate a name for it. It is mature he has hooked out on his palps.
I can't get the images any smaller.
I do have it if someone wants to ID. it.

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Origanates rostratus - male Origanates rostratus - male Origanates rostratus - male Origanates rostratus - male

Moved
Moved from Spiders.

 
Wow
You are quick!
I thought I covered all the Dwarf Spiders.
Thanks!!
I guess I will let him go.

 
Nice one ...
Nice find and ID!

 
Thanks!
John ID. it for me. Dr. G.B.Edwards wants it for the museum in Gainesville. I have a hard time keeping these alive for some reason.

 
Worked out well for me
while placing it I noticed that the female was a match for a spider I had been trying to ID. As for keeping them alive, I trust you're making sure they have water, that is critical for these little ones. I keep a saturated piece of tissue paper in the container. It's hard to find things small enough to feed these, springtails may work?

 
I do
Keep water and have tried spring tails which I have a huge natural supply of. I don't have any problems with other species. I have 8 I am keeping now. I will figure it out eventually. Thanks!

 
I really like these odd little spiders
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