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Species Ceraticelus laetabilis

Ceraticelus laetabilis - male Ceraticelus laetabilis - male Ceraticelus laetabilis (epigyne) - Ceraticelus laetabilis - female Ceraticelus laetabilis--voucher image - Ceraticelus laetabilis - female
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
Species laetabilis (Ceraticelus laetabilis)
Synonyms and other taxonomic changes

Erigone laetabilis O. P.-Cambridge, 1874
Ceratinella laetabilis Emerton, 1902
Explanation of Names
Ceraticelus laetabilis (O. P.-Cambridge, 1874)
Tiny spiders; body length (excluding legs) of adults ranges from 1.4 - 1.7 millimeters.(1)
Epigynum of female:

Pedipalp of male:
USA: CT, MA, ME, MI, MN, MO, NC, NH, NY, PA, SC, SD, VT, WI (2)
Canada: AB, MB, NB, NF, ON, QC, SK (2)
Has been found in leaf litter of moderately dry woods, under stones, in moss, in peat bogs, and debris left over from spring floods.(3)
Adults can be found in all seasons.(3)
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).
3.Spiders Of Connecticut
Benjamin Julian Kaston. 1981. State Geological And Natural History Survey Of Connecticut, Department Of Environmental Protection, Bulletin 70 Revised Edition.