Arachnids of North Carolina
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Mermessus maculatus - a dwarf spider


Taxonomy
Order: ARANEAEInfraorder: AraneomorphaeSubfamily: ErigoninaeFamily: Linyphiidae                                                                                 
Identification
Online Description/Photos: BugGuide, Google Images, iNaturalist, Wikipedia
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Distribution in North Carolina
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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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Photo Gallery for Mermessus maculatus - a dwarf spider

Recorded by: Donald Zepp
Johnston Co.
Comment: Mature male
Recorded by: Donald Zepp
Johnston Co.
Comment: Mature male
Recorded by: Donald Zepp
Johnston Co.
Comment: Mature male
Recorded by: Donald Zepp
Johnston Co.
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Recorded by: Donald Zepp
Johnston Co.
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Recorded by: Carol Tingley
Durham Co.
Comment: floodplain leaf litter
Recorded by: Carol Tingley
Durham Co.
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Recorded by: Carol Tingley
Durham Co.
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Recorded by: Carol Tingley
Halifax Co.
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Recorded by: Carol Tingley
Halifax Co.
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Recorded by: Carol Tingley
Moore Co.
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Recorded by: Carol Tingley
Moore Co.
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Recorded by: Carol Tingley
Gates Co.
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Recorded by: Carol Tingley
Gates Co.
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Recorded by: Carol Tingley
Ashe Co.
Comment: leaf litter
Recorded by: Carol Tingley
Ashe Co.
Comment: leaf litter
Recorded by: Carol Tingley
Ashe Co.
Comment: leaf litter