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Species Hypsosinga rubens

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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 Araneidae (Orb Weavers)
Genus Hypsosinga
Species rubens (Hypsosinga rubens)
Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
Identification
Poster median eyes (PME) largest distinguishes Hypsosinga from Singa (Levi, 1972a). Color and size morphology can vary considerably.

voucher male


Typical FL variation for females
Range
From the Northwest Territories to Novia Scotia, to Texas to Florida (roughly east of the Rocky Mountains; Levi, 1972a).
Print References
Levi, 1972a