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Family Titanoecidae

red and brown spider - Titanoeca Spider - Titanoeca nigrella Titanoecid Spider - Titanoeca    red and black spider - Titanoeca    red and black spider - Titanoeca Possible ground spider.... Gnaphosidae?? - Titanoeca americana Titanoecid - Titanoeca americana - female Ground spider? - Titanoeca
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).
1 genus in BugGuide's range:
Titanoeca - 4 species
Body length (excluding legs) is about 4-8 millimeters.(2)
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.