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Species Anyphaena californica

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Kingdom Animalia (Animals)
Phylum Arthropoda (Arthropods)
Subphylum Chelicerata (Chelicerates)
Class Arachnida (Arachnids)
Order Araneae (Spiders)
Infraorder Araneomorphae (True Spiders)
No Taxon (Entelegynae)
Family Anyphaenidae (Ghost Spiders)
Genus Anyphaena
Species californica (Anyphaena californica)
Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
Very similar to A. pacifica. Requires microscopic examination of the genitalia of adults to distinguish them.

Female: epigyne

Male: left palp: ventral/retrolateral view
California and Oregon (1)
Life Cycle
Mature males have been collected from early March to mid-July. Mature females have been collected from mid-March to mid-November.
Works Cited
1.The spider family Anyphaenidae in America north of Mexico
N. Platnick. 1974. Bulletin of the Museum of Comparative Zoology Vol 146 (4): 205-266.