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Genus Ocrepeira

Hump-backed Orb Weaver - Ocrepeira are you my momma - Ocrepeira juvenile orb weaver - Ocrepeira ectypa Ocrepeira sp. ? - Ocrepeira Pool filter spider - Ocrepeira georgia - male Perfectly Camouflaged spider - Ocrepeira ectypa Ocrepeira Ocrepeira - 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 Araneidae (Orb Weavers)
Genus Ocrepeira
Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
Some species formerly Wixia
Numbers
4 species in the USA.
Range
ectypa - USA -- RI, CT, NJ, MD, VA, NC, GA, FL, MO, AR, OH
georgia - USA -- NJ, MD, VA, NC, SC, GA, FL, AL, LA, OH
globosa - USA -- KS, TX, AZ
redempta - USA -- TX
Internet References
The Orb-weaver Genera Verrucosa, Acanthepeira, Wagneriana, Acacesia, Wixia, Scoloderus and Alpaida North of Mexico - Levi, 1976(1)
Works Cited
1.The Orb-weaver Genera Verrucosa, Acanthepeira, Wagneriana, Acacesia, Wixia, Scoloderus and Alpaida North of Mexico
H. W. Levi. 1976. Bulletin of the Museum of Comparative Zoology Vol 147 (8): 351-391.