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Species Azilia affinis

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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 Tetragnathidae (Long-jawed Orb Weavers)
Genus Azilia
Species affinis (Azilia affinis)
Explanation of Names
Authors of the name: O. P.-Cambridge. Year first published: 1893.
Size
Females 9 mm
Males 7 mm
Identification
The web is vertical to horizontal and loose with a closed hub. The posterior hump is more distinct in some specimens, almost absent in specimens from Florida. (1)
Range
Georgia, northern FL & the Gulf states.
Habitat
Dark places & caves. (1)
Works Cited
1.The orb-weaver genus Mecynogea, the subfamily Metinae and the genera Pachygnatha, Glenognatha and Azilia
Levi, H. W. 1980. Bulletin of the Museum of Comparative Zoology, 149(1):1-75.