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Spider ID

Spider ID
Norfolk, Virginia, USA
June 17, 2008
Size: ~3.5mm (body)

I just skimmed through The Spider Family Dictynidae(1) and almost all species are described as having yellow legs. I'd certainly describe this spider's legs black or at least dark gray or brown.

of the ones I've seen have dark legs.

Lynette, do any of the
Dictyna-like look like this?

that is certainly what comes to mind when I look at this image. However, I think it is a female and females don't usually have a red carapace. The abdominal markings are also unusual for that group, but it's still possible it's near those and something we've never seen before. I'll have to check for a good reference.

Another question
While we're on the subject what do you think of

It doesn't look right to me.

Yes, I would remove that one
from Dictynidae, maybe to Entelegynes

male spider
possible connection? See

Scott this note is for myself, for future research.

Moved from Spiders.

black and red spider
I keep thinking Dictynidae. Can you tell me more about their web?

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I'm Sorry Lynette...
I can't remember if there was a web. If there was, it wasn't much of one as it was resting on this bamboo leaf.

Same as your previous post
. It really is a cool looking spider. I hope someone can figure out what it is.

:^) Oops!
I wonder if I should go ahead and frass this image. I guess if it gets ID'ed, I'll keep the best one.

No it's fine
they are from different months and both are great shots. Keep them both. I just wanted to connect them, so that if we get one ID'd the other will be easy to find.

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