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For Insects, Spiders & Their Kin
For the United States & Canada

Species Scytodes thoracica

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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 (Haplogynae)
Family Scytodidae (Spitting Spiders)
Genus Scytodes
Species thoracica (Scytodes thoracica)
Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
Explanation of Names
Scytodes thoracica (Latreille, 1802)
Identification

Range
recorded in many parts of the U.S. and Europe and the range may be Holarctic. (see Internet References below)
Internet References
~ ednieuw.home.xs4all.nl - Images and information about this species.
~ Biodiversidadvirtual.org website, with many images of Scytodes thoracica (Latreille, 1802) from Spain
~ Wickipedia.org website page for Scytodes thoracica
~ BOLDSYSTEMS page for Scytodes thoracica - Specimens verified by DNA testing