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Species Prodidomus rufus

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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 Prodidomidae
Genus Prodidomus
Species rufus (Prodidomus rufus)
Explanation of Names
Author of the name: Hentz. Year first published: 1847.
Identification
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male palp
Range
southern CA, TX to AL (1)
Remarks
This species is thought to be quite rare in North America and has been found in homes as well as in more natural habitats (2).
Works Cited
1.Spiders of North America: An Identification Manual
D. Ubick, P. Paquin, P.E. Cushing and V. Roth (eds). 2005. American Arachnological Society.
2.The extremely rare Prodidomus rufus Hentz (Araneae, Prodidomidae) in California
Richard S. Vetter. 1996. Journal of Arachnology, 24: 72-73.