Arachnids of North Carolina
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Eridantes erigonoides - No Common Name


Taxonomy
Order: ARANEAEInfraorder: AraneomorphaeSubfamily: ErigoninaeFamily: Linyphiidae                                                                                 
Identification
Online Description/Photos: BugGuide, Google Images, iNaturalist, Wikipedia
Total Length: Females (literature): 1.7mm, males 1.5mm. Female specimen shown as NCBP5402 measures 1.9mm, possibly owing to extension of pedicel following death.Adult ID: identifiable by photo of specific features and/or supplementary info
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Distribution in North Carolina
Comments: Newfoundland Island, west across southern Canada to Manitoba; south through Nebraska to Arkansas; east through Tennessee, northern GA and SC.
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Adult phenology:
 High Mountains (HM) ≥ 4,000 ft.
 Low Mountains (LM) < 4,000 ft.
 Piedmont (Pd)
 Coastal Plain (CP)

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Habitats and Life History
Habitats: Leaf litter, grasses and bushes. Kaston (1948) reports its collection from fences whilst ballooning.
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Recorded by: Donald Zepp
Johnston Co.
Comment: Berlese sample of misc. leaves at base of backyard tree
Recorded by: Donald Zepp
Johnston Co.
Comment: Berlese sample of misc. leaves at base of backyard tree
Recorded by: Donald Zepp
Johnston Co.
Comment: Berlese sample of misc. leaves at base of backyard tree