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Genus Allocyclosa

Interesting Spider. Unknown type. - Allocyclosa bifurca Spider - Allocyclosa bifurca Awesome, Tiny Spider - Allocyclosa bifurca Texas Allocyclosa bifurca...or? - Allocyclosa bifurca Texas Allocyclosa bifurca...or? - Allocyclosa bifurca Orb Weaver with egg cases - Allocyclosa bifurca - female Allocyclosa bifurca - female Allocyclosa bifurca - female
Classification
Kingdom Animalia (Animals)
Phylum Arthropoda (Arthropods)
Subphylum Chelicerata (Chelicerates)
Class Arachnida (Arachnids)
Order Araneae (Spiders)
Infraorder Araneomorphae (True Spiders)
No Taxon (Entelegynae)
Family Araneidae (Orb Weavers)
Genus Allocyclosa
Pronunciation
aa-lo-sey-KLO-suh (derived from Beechhold 2000)
Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
This is a new genus that has been established for Cyclosa bifurca.
Explanation of Names
The Greek adjective άλλος 'another' to erect a genus close to Cyclosa.(1)
Numbers
Just one species: Allocyclosa bifurca
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.