KevinRomero-Philodromidae

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Location of collection:

  • (33°58′56.16′′ N, 84°00′21.33′′ W)

(site 4)

Date of collection:

  • 09/07/2017

Collection Method:

  • Malaise trap

Rank Abundance:

  • 6

Order:

  • Araneae

Family:

  • Philodromidae

Common Name:

  • running crab spider

H':

  • 3.66953794

Distinguishing morphological features of Family:

  • Most are brown, yellow, or grey dull-colored
  • Have few "true hair" on body
  • Most will reach maximum growth at 10mm
  • None will build webs, but have silk for egg sacs and draglines.
  • Winter active spider
  • Body is divided in two regions: cephalothorax and abdomen


Ecological and Economic/ Public Health Importance

  • Pest control for gardens and crops
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