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Genus Atypus

Close Up Of Purse Web After Three Days In Captivity - Atypus snetsingeri Dorsal View - Atypus snetsingeri - female Atypus snetsingeri Male of PA purseweb spider - Atypus snetsingeri - male - female Sexual dimorphism in the purseweb spider Atypus snetsingeri  - Atypus snetsingeri - male - female Male of PA purseweb spider - Atypus snetsingeri - male Tube webs of juvenile Atypus snetsingeri - Atypus snetsingeri Another example - Atypus snetsingeri
Classification
Kingdom Animalia (Animals)
Phylum Arthropoda (Arthropods)
Subphylum Chelicerata (Chelicerates)
Class Arachnida (Arachnids)
Order Araneae (Spiders)
Infraorder Mygalomorphae (Mygalomorphs)
Family Atypidae (Purseweb Spiders)
Genus Atypus
Numbers
single species in the US
Range
all? records from Delaware County, Pennsylvania
Print References
Gertsch, W. J. & Platnick, N. I. (1980). A revision of the American spiders of the family Atypidae (Araneae, Mygalomorphae). American Museum Novitates 2704: 1-39. (online PDF)