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Corinnidae- Trachelas species? - Meriola decepta - female

Corinnidae- Trachelas species? - Meriola decepta - Female
Deane, Letcher County, Kentucky, USA
November 16, 2013
Size: 5mm
Found under a plastic bucket sitting in a field. It was on the bottom of the bucket.

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Corinnidae- Trachelas species? - Meriola decepta - female Corinnidae -Trachelas species? - Meriola decepta - female Corinnidae-Trachelas species? - Meriola decepta - female Corinnidae -Trachelas species? - Meriola decepta - female Corinnidae -Trachelas species? - Meriola decepta - female

Moved
Moved from Spiders. Lisa also forwarded an email from GB Edwards which states he thinks it is M. decepta. I think we can go ahead and place this here.

Nice new species for the guide!

 
M.decepta
Thank you very much!
And thank you Laura P.

 
You're welcome,
and thanks for submitting it here too. Congratulations on the new guide page! :D

 
Thank you!
This is the only site I use for submitting anything to add images and data for a knowledgebased website.

 
Congrats
Congrats and great find, Lisa!

 
Meriola decepta
Thank you very much. A lucky find for sure! Keeping my eyes open for a male. I am setting some little hides out, maybe I will get lucky again!

Moved
Moved from ID Request. That family certainly looks correct.

With those marks on the sides I'm not sure if it might be Meriola? Could this be M. decepta? I found an image of M. decepta here but I don't know if it proves anything. There is another image of M. decepta here.

 
Tough
Tough one, I'm not sure how to tell M. decepta apart from Trachelas.

 
Meriola or Trachelas
SONA describes the posterior eye row for Trachelas as being strongly recurved and the PER for Meriola as being almost straight.

 
Eyes
Thanks, looks like that is indeed the case in these images!

 
information
Information is very limited in the species.
I found a picture of Rick Vetters female M. decepta it looks like this one. Page 13.
http://aaie.net/wp-content/uploads/2013/01/Spiders-in-San-Joaquin-Valley-Vineyards-2012.pdf

I put it in refrigerator to get ventral image.

 
link

 
M.decepta
That is what was suggested. However it is very hard to determine with so few images to go by.
I don't know if a different view would help.
I will be sending this one with the others for ID.

Trachelas tranquillus
theoretically, a Trachelas tranquillus

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