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Species Thymoites unimaculatus

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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 Theridiidae (Cobweb Spiders)
Genus Thymoites
Species unimaculatus (Thymoites unimaculatus)
Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
Paidisca unimaculata, Levi 1957
many more found here
Size
Females to 2.5 mm
Males to 2 mm
Identification
There are two pattern types for this spider. The northern has abdomen light orange with black spot on dorsum - carapace is orange with eye region black. The southern specimens the abdomen is whitish usually with three dusky stripes, the carapace is orange including eye region and it usually has a median dusky stripe. Levi, 1957
Range
Eastern US & Southeastern Canada.
Internet References
~ research.amnh.org - Levi, H. W., 1957a. The spider genera Enoplognatha, Theridion, and Paidisca in America north of Mexico - Description and drawings under the name Paidisca unimaculata.