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Species Phrurotimpus borealis

spider - Phrurotimpus borealis - male Leg I - Phrurotimpus borealis - male Adult Male - Phrurotimpus borealis - male Small spider - Phrurotimpus borealis - female Adult female w/ egg sac - Phrurotimpus borealis - female mating spiders - Phrurotimpus borealis - male - female Unusual spider that moves incredibly fast - Phrurotimpus borealis leaf litter runner - Phrurotimpus borealis - female
Kingdom Animalia (Animals)
Phylum Arthropoda (Arthropods)
Subphylum Chelicerata (Chelicerates)
Class Arachnida (Arachnids)
Order Araneae (Spiders)
Infraorder Araneomorphae (True Spiders)
No Taxon (Entelegynae)
Family Phrurolithidae (Guardstone Spiders)
Genus Phrurotimpus
Species borealis (Phrurotimpus borealis)
Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
Explanation of Names
Voucher image (male)


Epigynum (undissected, ventral, dorsal):