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Species Leucauge argyrobapta

Orchard Spider - Leucauge argyrobapta - female black widow? - Leucauge argyrobapta spider - Leucauge argyrobapta Orchard spider (Leucauge venusta) ? - Leucauge argyrobapta spider - Leucauge argyrobapta - female Almost forgot about this tiny spider - need ID help - Leucauge argyrobapta small spider sp. - Leucauge argyrobapta Orb weaver - Leucauge argyrobapta
Kingdom Animalia (Animals)
Phylum Arthropoda (Arthropods)
Subphylum Chelicerata (Chelicerates)
Class Arachnida (Arachnids)
Order Araneae (Spiders)
Infraorder Araneomorphae (True Spiders)
No Taxon (Entelegynae)
Family Tetragnathidae (Long-jawed Orb Weavers)
Genus Leucauge
Species argyrobapta (Leucauge argyrobapta)
Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
Linyphia (L.) argyrobapta White, 1841
Leucauge hortorum Banks, 1909b
Leucauge argyrobapta Petrunkevitch, 1911
Leucauge mabelae Archer, 1951
Leucauge venusta Coddington, 1990
Leucauge venusta Hormiga, Eberhard & Coddington, 1995
Leucauge venusta Kuntner, Coddington & Hormiga, 2008
Leucauge venusta Dimitrov & Hormiga, 2010
Leucauge argyrobapta Ballesteros & Hormiga, 2018
Explanation of Names
“with a bright gleam, dipped in silver.” as noted in GW Research article.
Florida south to Brazil.
Possibly along the southeast coast from maybe North Carolina to Louisiana. See Ballesteros & Hormiga
Print References
Ballesteros, J. A. & Hormiga, G. (2018). Species delimitation of the North American orchard-spider Leucauge venusta (Walckenaer, 1841) (Araneae, Tetragnathidae). Molecular Phylogenetics and Evolution 121: 183-197.
Internet References