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Early spring spider - Anyphaena

Early spring spider - Anyphaena
Harms Woods Forest Preserve, Glenview, Cook County, Illinois, USA
March 25, 2012
Unfolded a leaf and found this young Anyphaena inside.

Moved from Spiders. Nice one. Do you know your common species there?

Great Lakes Spiders has
Anyphaena celer (Hentz 1847)
Anyphaena fraterna (Banks 1896)
Anyphaena maculata (Banks 1896)
Anyphaena pectorosa L. Koch 1866
Arachosia cubana (Banks 1909)
Hibana cambridgei (Bryant 1931)
Hibana gracilis (Hentz 1847)
Wulfila albens (Hentz 1847)
Wulfila saltabundus (Hentz 1847)

but I don't know how firm that maculata is since it is only listed for Illinois.

It would be interesting to try to do the Anyphaenids sometime. We got some in the UIC study, but only did them to family so far. Cristian needed me to move on to ants, so I'm learning my ant genera now! Hopefully we'll go back at some time and try to push the spider IDs a little further.

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