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Species Acacesia hamata

Acacesia hamata Male? - Acacesia hamata - male Orb weaver - Acacesia hamata - female Acacesia hamata? - Acacesia hamata - female Red spider - Acacesia hamata TX - Spider - Acacesia hamata Acacesia hamata Spider - Acacesia hamata St. Andrews spider on Baccharis halimifolia 2018 3 - Acacesia hamata
Kingdom Animalia (Animals)
Phylum Arthropoda (Arthropods)
Subphylum Chelicerata (Chelicerates)
Class Arachnida (Arachnids)
Order Araneae (Spiders)
Infraorder Araneomorphae (True Spiders)
No Taxon (Entelegynae)
Family Araneidae (Orb Weavers)
Genus Acacesia
Species hamata (Acacesia hamata)
Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
Orig. Comb: Epeira hamata Hentz 1847
1 sp. n. of Mex.
TX-FL-NJ-NE - (BG data)
Primarily Jul-Aug (BG data)
Print References
Hentz, N.M. 1847. Descriptions and figures of the araneides of the United States. Boston J. Nat. Hist. 5: 443-478.