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Species Centromerita bicolor

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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 Linyphiidae (Sheetweb and Dwarf Spiders)
Subfamily Linyphiinae (Sheetweb Spiders)
Genus Centromerita
Species bicolor (Centromerita bicolor)
Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
Current placement: Centromerita bicolor (Blackwall, 1833)
Original placement: Neriene bicolor Blackwell, 1833
Size
Body length of adults ranges from 3-3.5 millimeters.(1)
Range
A Palearctic species that has been introduced to North America; so far collected in Washington, British Columbia, Newfoundland, Nova Scotia.(2)
Remarks
"An introduced species, often found in wetlands. As the name implies, it's rather closely related to Centromerus." (pers. comm. Rod Crawford Sept. 25, 2012)
Internet References
Scientific diagrams — www.araneae.unibe.ch
Works Cited
1.Guide d'identification des Araignées (Araneae) du Québec
P. Paquin and N.Dupérré. 2003. Association des Entomologistes Amateurs du Québec.
2.Contributions à la connaissance des Araignées (Araneae) d'Amérique du Nord. Fabreries, Supplément 10.
Pierre Paquin & Donald J. Buckle. 2001. Association des entomologistes amateurs du Québec inc. (AEAQ).