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Species Emblyna sublata

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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 Dictynidae (Mesh Web Weavers)
Genus Emblyna
Species sublata (Emblyna sublata)
Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
Explanation of Names
Emblyna sublata (Hentz, 1850)
Identification
Females come in dark and light forms but can be variable:


Epigyna:


Males are redder:


Palp:
Range
Widespread in the eastern United States and adjacent Canada; there are additional records from the Black Hills, in western South Dakota.