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Genus Parasteatoda

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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 (Entelegynes )
Family Theridiidae (Cobweb Spiders)
Genus Parasteatoda
Numbers
2 Species in BugGuide's range (North America north of Mexico).
Identification
Epigyna:
P. tabulata/P. tepidariorum
Range
Parasteatoda tabulata - NY, ON, QC, NB, NF (that's from published records only; this species is very likely in other places, as well).
Parasteatoda tepidariorum - widespread all over North America.