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Genus Phrurotimpus

Spider - Phrurotimpus Phrurotimpus borealis male - Phrurotimpus borealis - male Spider eggcase? - Phrurotimpus Adult female w/ egg sac - Phrurotimpus borealis - female Phrurotimpus - Phrurotimpus alarius - male Phrurotimpus alarius - female mating spiders - Phrurotimpus borealis - male - female Unusual spider that moves incredibly fast - Phrurotimpus borealis
Classification
Kingdom Animalia (Animals)
Phylum Arthropoda (Arthropods)
Subphylum Chelicerata (Chelicerates)
Class Arachnida (Arachnids)
Order Araneae (Spiders)
Infraorder Araneomorphae (True Spiders)
No Taxon (Entelegynes )
Family Phrurolithidae
Genus Phrurotimpus
Numbers
14 species & 3 subspecies in Bugguide's range. But, per RJ Adams comment in 2010: "The genus is in moderate disarray and is in need of a revision. Numerous undescribed species can be found in most major museum collections".
Identification
Usually have iridescent scales on the body. The egg sacs are red, flattened discs fastened to the underside of stones. (1)



Femora with 1 dorsal spine, tibia I usually dark.(2)
Range
Exact distribution within these countries will be added when time permits.

abditus - USA
alarius - USA, Canada
- alarius tejanus - USA, Canada
borealis - North America
certus - USA, Canada
chamberlini - USA
dulcineus - USA, Canada
illudens - USA
mateonus - USA
minutus - USA
mormon - USA
- mormon xanthus - USA
parallelus - USA
subtropicus - USA
truncatus - USA
woodburyi - USA
- woodburyi utanus- USA
See Also
Works Cited
1.How to Know the Spiders
B. J. Kaston. 1978. WCB/McGraw-Hill.
2.Spiders of North America: An Identification Manual
D. Ubick, P. Paquin, P.E. Cushing and V. Roth (eds). 2005. American Arachnological Society.