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Genus Emblyna

Can spider be identified? - Emblyna Dorsal view of BG:399571 - Emblyna hentzi - female mesh web weaver - Emblyna sublata - male Emblyna annulipes--voucher image - Emblyna annulipes - male Dictynidae - Emblyna sublata - female spider - Emblyna sublata E. francisca males and immature - Emblyna francisca Very small spider - Emblyna sublata
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
Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
Explanation of Names
Emblyna Chamberlin, 1948
Large group of more than 60 species; similar in appearance to Dictyna.

E. sublata group
E. altimara
E. horta
E. ivei
E. maxima
E. olympiana
E. orbiculata
E. serena
E. sublata
E. supernans
E. zaba