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Species Synema parvulum

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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 Thomisidae (Crab Spiders)
Genus Synema
Species parvulum (Synema parvulum)
Explanation of Names
Author of the name: Hentz. Year first published: 1847.
Identification
According to Gertch's (1939) keys to the species: "Abdomen with a large dark caudal maculation, otherwise pale. Eyes of anterior row nearly straight. Carapace light brown ....... . S. parvulum (Hentz)."
Range
southern United States, occasionally north to southern New Jersey.(1)
Print References
Gertsch, W. J., 1939b. A revision of the typical crab spiders (Misumeninae) of America north of Mexico. Bull. Amer. Mus. Nat. Hist. 76: 277-442. [online version available, see here]
Works Cited
1.A revision of the typical crab spiders (Misumeninae) of America north of Mexico
Willis J. Gertsch. 1939. Bulletin of the American Museum of Natural History 76: 277-442.