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Species Scytodes lugubris

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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 (Haplogynes)
Family Scytodidae (Spitting Spiders)
Genus Scytodes
Species lugubris (Scytodes lugubris)
Size
♀ ~ 5mm (BG images)
Identification
This species has legs with long-thin stripes on the top and bottom of the legs, with dark joints.

Range
Pantropical (1)
Life Cycle
Immature individuals are lighter in color and some adults may be very dark.
Examples:
Internet References
~ BOLDSYSTEMS website species page for Scytodes lugubris - Specimens verified by DNA testing
Works Cited
1.How to Know the Spiders
B. J. Kaston. 1978. WCB/McGraw-Hill.