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Family Amaurobiidae - Hacklemesh Weavers

Spider - Amaurobius ferox Pimus - Pimus fractus spider - Callobius bennetti - female Brown Spider, Impressive Image 1 of 2 Spider - male Immature Cybaeid - female Callobius? bennetti? - Callobius bennetti - female Pennsylvania Spider for ID - Callobius bennetti
Classification
Kingdom Animalia (Animals)
Phylum Arthropoda (Arthropods)
Subphylum Chelicerata (Chelicerates)
Class Arachnida (Arachnids)
Order Araneae (Spiders)
Infraorder Araneomorphae (True Spiders)
No Taxon (Entelegynae)
Family Amaurobiidae (Hacklemesh Weavers)
Numbers
97 species in 10 genera. (1)
Size
1.3-20.0 mm.
Range
*this section is currently under construction*
Habitat
"Most amaurobiids occur in cryptozoic habitats on the forest floor, in and under decomposing logs, in leaf litter, and under rocks. Some... are found in the bark cavities of standing trees and others have been recorded from rocky grasslands, buildings and caves". (1)
Remarks
The placement of some images to genus and species in this family may be questionable as many are similar and hard to distinguish from photos alone.
Internet References
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.