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Genus Ceraticelus

Small Spider - Ceraticelus - male Ceraticelus fissiceps - female Spider - Ceraticelus atriceps - female Small Spider - Ceraticelus atriceps - male Ceraticelus - female Ceraticelus emertoni - female Ceraticelus emertoni - male Ceraticelus similis - male
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 Erigoninae (Dwarf Spiders)
Genus Ceraticelus
31 species and 2 subspecies in BugGuide's range (North America north of Mexico).(1)—accessed May 13, 2014
(more specific distributions will be added when time permits)

C. agathus - USA
C. albus - USA
C. alticeps - USA
C. artemisiae - USA
C. atriceps - USA
C. berthoudi - USA
C. bryantae - USA
C. bulbosus - Holarctic
C. carinatus - USA
C. crassiceps - USA
C. creolus - USA
C. emertoni - USA
C. fastidiosus - USA
C. fissiceps - USA, Canada
C. innominabilis - Alaska
C. laetabilis - USA, Canada
C. laetabilis pisga - USA
C. laetus - USA, Canada
C. laticeps - USA, Canada
C. laticeps bucephalus - USA
C. limnologicus - USA
C. micropalpis - USA
C. minutus - USA, Canada
C. paludigenus - USA, Hispaniola
C. paschalis - USA
C. phylax - USA
C. pygmaeus - USA
C. rowensis - Canada
C. savannus - USA
C. silus - Alaska
C. similis - USA
C. subniger - USA
C. tibialis - USA
See Also
Florinda (similar coloration)