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Species Cyclosa walckenaeri

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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 Araneidae (Orb Weavers)
Genus Cyclosa (Trashline Orbweavers)
Species walckenaeri (Cyclosa walckenaeri)
Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
Explanation of Names
Cyclosa walckenaeri (O. Pickard-Cambridge, 1889)
Identification
6 dorsal tubercles. Could be confused with berlandi where it may overlap in southern Texas.
Range
southern tip of FL and s. TX. (1),(BG data)
Internet References
Here's the link to Levi, 1977
Works Cited
1.The neotropical and Mexican orb weavers of the genera Cyclosa and Allocyclosa (Araneae, Araneidae)
Herbert W. Levi. Bulletin of the Museum of Comparative Zoology, Harvard University, Vol. 155, No. 7 Cambridge, Mass., May 25, 1999.