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Species Neriene radiata - Filmy Dome Spider

A pair of spiders - Neriene radiata - male - female Spider - Neriene radiata Spider - Neriene radiata - male Unknown spider - Neriene radiata Spider - Neriene radiata spider with white and black pattern on abdomen - Neriene radiata - female filmy dome spider - Neriene radiata - female sheet-web 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
Species radiata (Filmy Dome Spider)
Female 4 to 6.5 mm, male 3.4 to 5.3 mm (Kaston, 1978).
Images that best match the photos in Spiders of the Eastern United States.



Life Cycle
Neriene vs Frontinella
....the shape of the abdomen to not be a good characteristic, as that can change so much based on how well the spider has fed and whether it is gravid or not. The main thing he was looking at was the maculations [markings] on the abdomen. … Terry Thormin, 1 October, 2005 - 6:51pm