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Species Theridion flavonotatum

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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 Theridiidae (Cobweb Spiders)
Genus Theridion
Species flavonotatum (Theridion flavonotatum)
Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
Theridion pascagoulensis Becker, 1879a(1)
Theridion pascagoulense Keyserling, 1884a(1)
Theridion lyra Keyserling, 1884a(1)
Theridion floridensis Banks, 1904c(1)
Theridion atramontanum Banks, 1911(1)
Theridion dimachaerum Bishop & Crosby, 1926(1)
Theridion floridense Bryant, 1940(1)
Size
Female: 1.3-2.8mm
Male: 1.4-2.3mm(2)
Range
Southeastern states. Southern tip of TX across to east coast as far north as OH. Cuba.(2)
Habitat
Found under surfaces of leaves.(2)
Remarks
Quite variable.(2)
Internet References
World Spider Catalog (2015). World Spider Catalog. Natural History Museum Bern, online at http://wsc.nmbe.ch, version 16, accessed on 05/27/2015
Works Cited
1.World Spider Catalog
2.The spider genera Enoplognatha, Theridion, and Paidisca in America north of Mexico (Araneae, Theridiidae)
H.W. Levi. 1957. Bulletin of the American Museum of Natural History 112, article 1, 123 p.