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Species Loxosceles devia - Texas Recluse

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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 (Synspermiata)
Family Sicariidae
Genus Loxosceles (Brown Spiders)
Species devia (Texas Recluse)
Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
Loxosceles devius Gertsch & Mulaik, 1940
Loxosceles devia Gertsch, 1958b
Loxosceles bolivari Gertsch, 1958b
Loxosceles devia Gertsch & Ennik, 1983
Explanation of Names
Authors of the name: Gertsch & Mulaik. Year first published: 1940.
Identification
Coloration more variable than that of L. reclusa, with same dark pattern on carapace but this often reduced to dusky Y-shaped marking. (1)
Range
The southwestern tip of Texas (and in Mexico).
Works Cited
1.The spider genus Loxosceles in North America, Central America, and the West Indies
W. J. Gertsch & F. Ennik. 1983. American Museum of Natural History, Vol 175 (3): 265-360.