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Species Tetragnatha elongata

Orb-weaver Spider - Tetragnatha elongata Orb-weaver Spider - Tetragnatha elongata BG3179 E6226 - Tetragnatha elongata - male BG3179 E6226 - Tetragnatha elongata - male BG3179 E6226 - Tetragnatha elongata - male hammock cocoon revisited - Tetragnatha elongata Long-legged Spider near water - Tetragnatha elongata Tetragnatha sp.? - Tetragnatha elongata
Classification
Kingdom Animalia (Animals)
Phylum Arthropoda (Arthropods)
Subphylum Chelicerata (Chelicerates)
Class Arachnida (Arachnids)
Order Araneae (Spiders)
Infraorder Araneomorphae (True Spiders)
No Taxon (Entelegynae)
Family Tetragnathidae (Long-jawed Orb Weavers)
Genus Tetragnatha (Longjawed Orbweavers)
Species elongata (Tetragnatha elongata)
Identification
Voucher Specimen

Female:


Male:
Range
Across the US & southern Canada, though most data points are in the eastern half of the US. (1)
Habitat
Usually construct their webs in the shade above water.
Works Cited
1.The Orb-weaving Spiders of Canada and Alaska - The Insects and Arachnids of Canada Part 23
Dondale, C.D., J.H. Redner, P, Paquin and H.W. Levi. 2003. NRC Research Press.