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Genus Drassyllus

Drassyllus creolus - male Drassyllus creolus - male spider - Drassyllus depressus - female Epigyne of Drassylus fallens - Drassyllus fallens - female Eating A Gnat - Drassyllus - male Small spider - Drassyllus Spider - Drassyllus novus - male Spider - Drassyllus novus - female
Classification
Kingdom Animalia (Animals)
Phylum Arthropoda (Arthropods)
Subphylum Chelicerata (Chelicerates)
Class Arachnida (Arachnids)
Order Araneae (Spiders)
Infraorder Araneomorphae (True Spiders)
No Taxon (Entelegynes )
Family Gnaphosidae (Ground Spiders)
Genus Drassyllus
Explanation of Names
Author: Chamberlin, 1922
Numbers
46 species in our area (1). 47 according to the World Spider Catalog.
Identification
Drassyllus (& Camillina) eye arrangement (in Zelotes the PMEs point the opposite direction)
Range
Exact distribution within these countries will be added when time permits.

Drassyllus - (If no range found only in the USA)
- adocetus
- alachua
- antonito
- aprilinus
- arizonensis
- barbus
- broussardi
- cerrus
- conformans
- covensis
- creolus
- depressus - USA & Canada
- dixinus
- dromeus - USA & Canada
- ellipes
- eremitus - USA & Canada
- eremophilus - USA & Canada
- eurus
- fallens - USA & Canada
- fractus
- frigidus
- gynosaphes
- huachuca
- inanus
- insularis - North America
- lamprus - North America
- lepidus - USA, Mexico
- louisianus - USA
- mexicanus - USA, Mexico
- mormon - USA, Mexico
- mumai - USA, Mexico
- nannellus - USA, Canada
- niger - USA, Canada
- notonus - USA, Mexico
- novus - USA, Canada
- ojus - USA, Mexico
- orgilus - USA, Mexico
- orlando - USA
- proclesis
- prosaphes - USA, Mexico
- rufulus - USA, Canada
- salton
- saphes - North America
- seminolus
- sinton - USA, Mexico
- socius - USA, Mexico
- texamans - USA, Mexico
Works Cited
1.Spiders of North America: An Identification Manual
D. Ubick, P. Paquin, P.E. Cushing and V. Roth (eds). 2005. American Arachnological Society.