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Dwarf Spiders - Ceraticelus

Dwarf Spiders - Ceraticelus
Fort Bragg, Cumberland County, North Carolina, USA
January 29, 2006
Size: 3-4 mm
I found these two under the wooden garden border. This was a super lucky shot, but when you take 50 shots one is bound to be lucky, right? They were both running around and I was just hoping for one shot in focus of each, but somehow they just happened to run near eachother at the right time. I'm not positive on ID.

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Dwarf Spiders - Ceraticelus Dwarf Spider - Ceraticelus Dwarf Spider - a tiny red and black spider - Ceraticelus

Moved from Florinda coccinea.

are likely one of the 41 Ceraticelus spp.
Drawing 46 matches the other image of the subadult male.
Coloration and scutum are traits as well.
Images should be moved to genus (if you agree) or Erigoninae page.

I'm really not sure. I trust your judgement more than mine, though. Please move them if you'd like.

either. Something seems different about them.

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