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Species Antrodiaetus unicolor

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Classification
Kingdom Animalia (Animals)
Phylum Arthropoda (Arthropods)
Subphylum Chelicerata (Chelicerates)
Class Arachnida (Arachnids)
Order Araneae (Spiders)
Infraorder Mygalomorphae (Mygalomorphs)
Family Antrodiaetidae (Folding-door Spiders)
Genus Antrodiaetus
Species unicolor (Antrodiaetus unicolor)
Remarks
A very detailed treatment of Antrodiaetus bicolor appears on pp. 271-284 of Coyle(1971). Of particular interest, this species is a larval host for the rare dipteran parasitoid Eulonchus marialiciae.
Print References
Coyle, F. A. (1971). Systematics and natural history of the mygalomorph spider genus Antrodiaetus and related genera (Araneae: Antrodiaetidae). Bull. Mus. Comp. Zool. 141: 269-402. (Full Text)
Hendrixson, B. E. & Bond, J. E. (2005). Two sympatric species of Antrodiaetus from southwestern North Carolina (Araneae, Mygalomorphae, Antrodiaetidae). Zootaxa 872: 1-19.
Hendrixson, BE and JE Bond. 2005. Testing species boundaries in the Antrodiaetus unicolor species complex (Araneae: Mygalomorphae: Antrodiaetidae): Paraphyly and cryptic diversity. Molecular Phylogenetics and Evolution 36: 405-416.