cobweb weaver

(Family Theridiidae)

               
     

cobweb weaver (Family Theridiidae)

 

   
   
   
   
   
Size

Body Length: 1 16 to 9 16 (1.5 mm to 14 mm)

         
         
         
         
         
          Photo by Alfredo Colon
 
Identification

 

 
Distribution Distribution Map  

Sources

24, 29, 30.
  4/21/2019            
 
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Taxonomy

Order:

Araneae (spiders)

 

Suborder:

Araneomorphae (true spiders)

 

No Rank:

Entelegynae (eight-eyed spiders)

 

No Rank:

Orbicularia

 

Superfamily:

Araneoidea

 

Family:

Theridiidae (cobweb weavers)

 
Subordinate Taxa

common candy-striped spider (Enoplognatha ovata)

common house spider (Parasteatoda tepidariorum)

false black widow (Steatoda grossa)

marbled cobweb spider (Enoplognatha marmorata)

spotted cobweaver (Thymoites unimaculatus)

triangulate comb-foot (Steatoda triangulosa)

two-spotted cobweb spider (Asagena americana)

 
Synonyms

 

 
Common
Names

cobweb weavers

comb-footed spiders

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

       
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Alfredo Colon
       

Cobweb Weaver with Prey

  cobweb weaver (Family Theridiidae)    
       
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Imagoodbug
7/11/2020

Location: Milaca, MN (Mille Lacs County)

Kept finding tiny ones that were harder to identify. Finally found (and smashed, sorry,) Mama (they're webbing up a storm in our garage and have to go.)

Fairly sure they're Enoplognatha ovata 


Alfredo Colon
8/12/2018

Location: Woodbury, Minnesota

Cobweb Weaver with Prey

cobweb weaver (Family Theridiidae)


     
     
 
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Created: 4/21/2019

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