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Species Neriene radiata - Filmy Dome Spider

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Classification
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)
Size
Female 4 to 6.5 mm, male 3.4 to 5.3 mm (Kaston, 1978).
Identification
Images that best match the photos in Spiders of the Eastern United States.

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Remarks
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