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Genus Dictyna

Little spider - Dictyna - male Dictyna volucripes--Voucher image - Dictyna volucripes - female Dictyna male - nr. saepei?   - Dictyna saepei - male D. calcarata male - Dictyna calcarata - male Lycosidae ? - Dictyna D. secuta male - Dictyna secuta - male D. saepei male - Dictyna saepei - male D. saepei male - Dictyna saepei - male
Kingdom Animalia (Animals)
Phylum Arthropoda (Arthropods)
Subphylum Chelicerata (Chelicerates)
Class Arachnida (Arachnids)
Order Araneae (Spiders)
Infraorder Araneomorphae (True Spiders)
No Taxon (Entelegynae)
Family Dictynidae (Mesh Web Weavers)
Genus Dictyna
43 species & 2 sub-species in the USA/Canada.
D. foliacea typically has a pale median area on the abdomen with an undulating border. There are few species to confuse it with in the east.
Exact distribution within these countries will be added when time permits.

abundans Chamberlin & Ivie, 1941 - USA
agressa Ivie, 1947 - USA
alaskae - Holarctic
annexa - USA, Mexico
apacheca - USA
arundinacea - Holarctic
bellans - USA, Mexico
- bellans hatchi - USA
bostoniensis - USA, Canada
brevitarsa - USA, Canada, Alaska
calcarata Banks - USA, Mexico, Hawaii
cavata - USA, Cuba
cebolla - USA
cholla - USA, Mexico
civica - Europe, North Africa, North America
coloradensis - USA
crosbyi - USA
dauna - USA, Bahama Is.
foliacea - USA, Canada
formidolosa - USA, Canada
gloria - USA
idahoana - USA
juno - USA
longispina - USA
major - Holarctic
marilina - USA
minuta - USA, Canada
mora - USA
nebraska - USA
peon - USA, Mexico
personata - USA, Mexico
pictella - USA
quadrispinosa - USA
saepei - USA
saltona - USA
sancta - USA, Canada
secuta - USA, Mexico
sierra - USA
subpinicola - USA
sylvania - USA
terrestris - USA
tridentata - USA
tucsona - USA, Mexico
volucripes - North America
- volucripes volucripoides - USA