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Species Eustala californiensis

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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 Eustala
Species californiensis (Eustala californiensis)
Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
Explanation of Names
Author of the name: Keyserling. Year first published: 1885.
Size
Female 5 mm, Male 4 mm.
Identification
Carapace light brown with paired dark brown patches and dark longitudinal mark in thoracic cleft. Sides with gray lines. One dorsal hump.
Range
Southwestern California.
Internet References
www.biodiversitylibrary.org - PDF, The American Orb-weaver Genera Cyclosa, Metazygia and Eustala North of Mexico, Levi, 1977.