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Species Mastophora leucabulba

Bolas spider - Mastophora leucabulba Bolas spider, side view - Mastophora leucabulba Bolas spider, dorsal view - Mastophora leucabulba Bentsen bolas - Mastophora leucabulba Bentsen bolas, at a slight angle - Mastophora leucabulba
Classification
Kingdom Animalia (Animals)
Phylum Arthropoda (Arthropods)
Subphylum Chelicerata (Chelicerates)
Class Arachnida (Arachnids)
Order Araneae (Spiders)
Infraorder Araneomorphae (True Spiders)
No Taxon (Entelegynae)
Family Araneidae (Orb Weavers)
Genus Mastophora (Bolas Spiders)
Species leucabulba (Mastophora leucabulba)
Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
Agatostichus leucabulba
Range
North at least to south Texas; south at least to Costa Rica
Food
Habits not well documented, though other species of Mastophora specialize in particular species of moths
Print References
Levi, H.W. 2003. The bolas spiders of the genus Mastophora (Araneae: Araneidae). Bulletin of the Museum of Comparative Zoology (Harvard) 157: 309-382.