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"Dictyna-like"

Spider Mesh Web Weaver male Dictyna unknown spider 2 unknown spider 2 Spider mom and babies, July 13 - female Leaf spider Spider
Classification
Kingdom Animalia (Animals)
Phylum Arthropoda (Arthropods)
Subphylum Chelicerata (Chelicerates)
Class Arachnida (Arachnids)
Order Araneae (Spiders)
Infraorder Araneomorphae (True Spiders)
No Taxon (Entelegynae)
Family Dictynidae (Mesh Web Weavers)
No Taxon "Dictyna-like"
Pronunciation
Dictyna: dik-TEY-nuh(1)
Emblyna: em-BLEY-nuh(1)
Phantyna: fan-TEY-nuh(1)
Tivyna: ti-VEY-nuh
Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
Numbers
Dictyna: 44 species(1)
Emblyna: 63 species(1)
Phantyna: 9 species(1)
Tivyna: 4 species(1)
Range
Widespread, except Tivyna.(1)
Remarks
The images placed here are grouped as "Dictyna-like".
This group contains 4 genera: Dictyna, Emblyna, Phantyna, and Tiyvna. These four genera consist of 120 species.
Except for Tivyna, females are essentially indistinguishable at the genus level.(1) Males can be separated by the palpal organs.
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.