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Family Titanoecidae

Titanoeca nigrella - Titanoeca Spider - Titanoeca - male unknown spider - Titanoeca Spider - Titanoeca nigrella Spider - Titanoeca nigrella Titanoeca? - Titanoeca Titanoecid - Titanoeca americana - female spider - Titanoeca americana - male
Classification
Kingdom Animalia (Animals)
Phylum Arthropoda (Arthropods)
Subphylum Chelicerata (Chelicerates)
Class Arachnida (Arachnids)
Order Araneae (Spiders)
Infraorder Araneomorphae (True Spiders)
No Taxon (Entelegynae)
Family Titanoecidae
Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
A family erected by Lehtinen in 1967 (some species were removed from Amaurobiidae and placed here)(1).
Numbers
1 genus in BugGuide's range:
Titanoeca - 4 species
Size
Body length (excluding legs) is about 4-8 millimeters.(2)
Habitat
Titanoeca are often found in more xeric habitats than are the amaurobiids.
See Also
Works Cited
1.Classification of the cribellate spiders and some allied families, with notes on the evolution of the suborder Araneomorpha
Pekka Lehtinen. 1967. Annales Zoologici Fennici 4: 199-468.
2.Spiders of North America: An Identification Manual
D. Ubick, P. Paquin, P.E. Cushing and V. Roth (eds). 2005. American Arachnological Society.