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Species Callobius pictus

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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 Amaurobiidae (Hacklemesh Weavers)
Genus Callobius
Species pictus (Callobius pictus)
Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
Explanation of Names
Author of the name: Simon. Year first published: 1884.
Identification
Specimen confirmed by expert Rod Crawford:


Palp (ventral/lateral/dorsal)

Epigynum
Range
Mainly along the Pacific Coast from Alaska to California, with one record from Idaho (1)
Habitat
In standing, rotten conifer stumps and rotten conifer logs and in wood piles (1)
Works Cited
1.A revision of the Nearctic Amaurobiidae (Arachnida: Araneidae)
Robin Leech. 1972. Memoirs of the Entomological Society of Canada 84: 1-82.