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

Species Araneus pegnia

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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 Araneus
Species pegnia (Araneus pegnia)
Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
Size
Females ~ 6 mm
Males ~ 5 mm
Range
From Mass. to Indiana, common in the southeastern US, in the south west to Los Angeles, CA. (1)
Works Cited
1.Small Orb-weavers of the Genus Araneus North of Mexico
Levi, H. W. 1973. Bulletin of the Museum of Comparative Zoology, 145(9):473-552 .