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Species Theridion murarium

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Classification
Kingdom Animalia (Animals)
Phylum Arthropoda (Arthropods)
Subphylum Chelicerata (Chelicerates)
Class Arachnida (Arachnids)
Order Araneae (Spiders)
Infraorder Araneomorphae (True Spiders)
No Taxon (Entelegynae)
Family Theridiidae (Cobweb Spiders)
Genus Theridion
Species murarium (Theridion murarium)
Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
Theridion murarium Emerton, 1882
Explanation of Names
Author of the name: Emerton. Year first published: 1882.
Identification
Epigynum two circular shapes separated by two and one-half diameters. (Levi, 1957a)
Range
Widespread throughout southern Canada and USA; most common in eastern United States. (Levi, 1957a)
See Also
T. glaucescens is easily confused with two very similar theridiid species common to the eastern U.S.: T. differens and T. murarium.(1)
Works Cited
1.Spiders of the Eastern US, A Photographic Guide
W. Mike Howell and Ronald L. Jenkins. 2004. pearson education.