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Genus Philoponella

Spider - Philoponella oweni - female House Spider - Philoponella House Spider - Philoponella House Spider - Philoponella Orbweaver - Philoponella oweni - female Orbweaver - Philoponella oweni - female Orbweaver - Philoponella oweni - female Orbweaver - Philoponella oweni - female
Classification
Kingdom Animalia (Animals)
Phylum Arthropoda (Arthropods)
Subphylum Chelicerata (Chelicerates)
Class Arachnida (Arachnids)
Order Araneae (Spiders)
Infraorder Araneomorphae (True Spiders)
No Taxon (Entelegynae)
Family Uloboridae (Cribellate Orb Weavers)
Genus Philoponella
Numbers
Three species in North America.
Range
arizonica - USA, Mexico - southern Arizona
oweni - USA, Mexico - Arizona, NM & southern CO
semiplumosa (variegatus) - USA - southern Texas
Print References
Smith, Deborah R. 1997. “Notes on the reproductive biology and social behavior of two sympatric species of Philoponella (Araneae, Uloboridae).” The Journal of Arachnology 25:11-19.
Internet References
~ digitallibrary.amnh.org - (PDF) Detailed descriptions, maps & drawings (some under Uloborus) by Muma & Gertsch, 1964.