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Genus Lepthyphantes

Bathyphantes brevipes? - Lepthyphantes leprosus - male Small male spider - S.K.4 - Lepthyphantes - male Red Black Spider - SK 26 - Lepthyphantes turbatrix - female Lepthyphantes intricatus - Epiginium - Lepthyphantes - female Lepthyphantes? - Lepthyphantes - male Spider IMG_2074 - Lepthyphantes turbatrix - male Tiny Spider - Lepthyphantes Lepthyphantes turbatrix--voucher image - Lepthyphantes turbatrix - female
Kingdom Animalia (Animals)
Phylum Arthropoda (Arthropods)
Subphylum Chelicerata (Chelicerates)
Class Arachnida (Arachnids)
Order Araneae (Spiders)
Infraorder Araneomorphae (True Spiders)
No Taxon (Entelegynae)
Family Linyphiidae (Sheetweb and Dwarf Spiders)
Subfamily Linyphiinae (Sheetweb Spiders)
Genus Lepthyphantes
Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
Tanasevitch (1) places this genus in the subfamily Micronetinae.
"29 species plus several undescribed". (2).
Widespread in North America.
Internet References
~ - Lepthyphantes zibus female from WA.
Works Cited
1.Linyphiid Spiders of the World
2.Spiders of North America: An Identification Manual
D. Ubick, P. Paquin, P.E. Cushing and V. Roth (eds). 2005. American Arachnological Society.