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Species Mangora maculata

Mystery spider - Mangora maculata Ventral view, BG:447583 - Mangora maculata - female Mangora - Mangora maculata - female Araneid - Mangora maculata - male Mangora maculata - female unknown spider july 4 - Mangora maculata - male Greenlegged Orbweaver - Mangora maculata Small spider species - Mangora maculata
Classification
Kingdom Animalia (Animals)
Phylum Arthropoda (Arthropods)
Subphylum Chelicerata (Chelicerates)
Class Arachnida (Arachnids)
Order Araneae (Spiders)
Infraorder Araneomorphae (True Spiders)
No Taxon (Entelegynae)
Family Araneidae (Orb Weavers)
Genus Mangora
Species maculata (Mangora maculata)
Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
Identification
Rereading the key we found that maculata has only three pair of spots at the end of the abdomen while spiculata has more spots or blotches. This is the coastal species from NJ down around to TX.
… john and jane balaban, 5 August, 2009 - 7:51am
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