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Photo#377438
tiny spider - Theridiosoma gemmosum

tiny spider - Theridiosoma gemmosum
Groton, Middlesex County, Massachusetts, USA
March 16, 2010
Size: 1mm
Found under a piece of bark. Looks a lot like this other one I found recently.

Moved to Theridiosoma gemmosum
Moved from Mysmenidae. See comments here

Moved
Moved from Unidentified Spiderlings.
Lynette, thanks for the confirmation.

Moved
Moved from Spiders.

 
Is this another Mysmenidae?

 
Mysmenidae juvenile
I think you might be right about that.

From Rod Crawford:
Spiderling, either orbweaver or theridiid. If the 4th tarsi had been in focus we could confirm if theridiid.

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