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Wall climber - Dicyrtomina minuta

Wall climber - Dicyrtomina minuta
Lincoln, Middlesex County, Massachusetts, USA
December 14, 2019
Size: 2 mm
A lot of these were crawling around a house on a wet day. Maybe they climbed up out of the dirt to be dry.
One of them was half the size of the rest.


Dicyrtomina minuta forma couloni
You can classify the different colour forms in 4 groups :
1 juvenile : forma labellei
3 adults :
forma ornata with bumm patch connected to dorsal patch
forma couloni with bumm patch not connected to dorsal patch
forma saundersi with bumm patch in the shape of a multibarred cross