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Family Dysderidae - Dysderids

Red spider to ID please - Dysdera crocata Dysdera crocata - male Pregnant? - Dysdera crocata - female Reddish spider - Dysdera crocata Spider - Dysdera crocata Spider by our pond - Dysdera crocata Spider with spiderlings - Dysdera crocata - female dysderid w/armadillidiid meal - Dysdera crocata - female
Classification
Kingdom Animalia (Animals)
Phylum Arthropoda (Arthropods)
Subphylum Chelicerata (Chelicerates)
Class Arachnida (Arachnids)
Order Araneae (Spiders)
Infraorder Araneomorphae (True Spiders)
No Taxon (Haplogynes)
Family Dysderidae (Dysderids)
Numbers
1 genus found in the USA & Canada.
Identification
Spiders in this family have six eyes.
Range
Dysdera - Cosmopolitan