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Adult female spider - linyphiid? - Coreorgonal monoceros - female

Adult female spider - linyphiid? - Coreorgonal monoceros - Female
County Road 136 near Clear Lake National Wildlife Refuge, Modoc County, California, USA
February 23, 2016
Size: 2 mm
I found this cool-looking shiny black spider under a rock, possibly carrying an egg sac? I suspect that it's either a linyphiid or a theridiid, and the presence of a few well-developed leg spines and the epigynum suggest a linyphiid to me... I don't suppose anyone recognizes it?

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Nice find!
You have me itching for warmer weather in Minnesota!

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additional views of epigynum and carapace. I think the overall appearance and especially the epigynum is an excellent match to the description and figures in Millidge 1981. It would have been nice to collect one of the more distinctive "horned" males at the same time, but they might not be present in February? Comments or corrections welcome.

Actually -
I browsed the Linepig online database just now and might have found a match - what about Coreorganal monoceros?

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