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Aranerae 6.15.09 03b - Psilochorus hesperus Kukulcania female guarding egg sac - Kukulcania - female some kind of yellow spider Florida Loxosceles - Loxosceles - female  Long-bodied cellar spider - Pholcus phalangioides??? - Pholcus phalangioides cellar spider - Pholcus phalangioides Unknown 6-eyed spider - Scytodes fusca Cellar spider? - Pholcus phalangioides
Kingdom Animalia (Animals)
Phylum Arthropoda (Arthropods)
Subphylum Chelicerata (Chelicerates)
Class Arachnida (Arachnids)
Order Araneae (Spiders)
Infraorder Araneomorphae (True Spiders)
No Taxon Haplogynes
17 families with over 3,500 spp. in ca. 320 genera worldwide(1)