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Genus Neriene

Spider - Neriene small Linyphiid - Neriene montana female filmy dome spider - Neriene radiata - female Neriene radiata? - Neriene litigiosa small spider in web - Neriene radiata Spider - Neriene radiata Baars-Firestone spider #1 - Neriene radiata Spider - Neriene radiata
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 Neriene
7 Species in North America.
Exact distribution within these countries will be added when time permits.

clathrata - Holarctic
digna - USA, Canada, Alaska
litigiosa - North America
montana - Holarctic
radiata - Holarctic
redacta - USA, southeastern US (MS, FL)(1)
See Also

Males of this genus may be confused with other spiders that have a constricted abdomen; Microlinyphia males have a long wiry embolus that turns a full circle larger than the pedipalp itself; both Neriene & Microlinyphia males have a much longer carapace than Coleosoma.

    Coleosoma                   Microlinyphia                 Neriene