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Species Araneus detrimentosus

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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 Araneidae (Orb Weavers)
Genus Araneus
Species detrimentosus (Araneus detrimentosus)
Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
Size
Female 5.3 mm, male 3.8 mm.(1)
Identification
Typical fresh female:


Male
Range
Southern US. Coastal CA, southern AZ, eastern TX, southern tip of MS & AL and northwestern tip of FL. (1)
Remarks
Abdomen can sometimes be white or white with brown marks.(1) It can looks very similar to A. thaddeus but the only area it appears they overlap is southern Arizona.
Print References
(1) Small Orb-Weavers of the Genus Araneus North of Mexico, Herbert W. Levi, 1973.