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Species Herpyllus hesperolus

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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 (Entelegynae)
Family Gnaphosidae (Ground Spiders)
Genus Herpyllus
Species hesperolus (Herpyllus hesperolus)
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Identification
Epigynum:


Palp:
Range
"British Columbia east to Saskatchewan, south to northern Baja California and western Texas (1).
Habitat
"...specimens have been collected at elevations up to 9,500 feet, in houses, under rocks, and associated with sagebrush, juniper,
ephedra, manzanita, and yucca (1)".
Season
"Mature males and females have been taken year-round (1)".
Works Cited
1.A revision of the spider genera Herpyllus and Scotophaeus (Araneae, Gnaphosidae) in North America
Platnick and Shadab. 1977. Bulletin of the American Museum of Natural History.