Spiders (Order Araneae) of Anza-Borrego Desert State Park®

Sources: Hamilton CA, Hendrixson BE, Bond JE (2016) Taxonomic Revision of the Tarantula Genus Aphonopelma Pocock, 1901 (Araneae, Mygalomorphae, Theraphosidae) within the United States. ZooKeys 560: 1-340. doi: 10.3897/zookeys. 560.6264

Monroe L, Monroe G (2013) Desert Insects & Kin of Southern California – A Photographic Survey & Natural History Anza-Borrego Desert State Park®. Granite Ridge Nature Institute.

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FamilyGenusSpeciesSubspeciesCommon Name
TheraphosidaeAphonopelmaeutylenumTarantula
AphonopelmasteindachneriTarantula
AphonopelmaxwalxwalTarantula
FilistatidaeKukulcaniasp.Crevice Weaver
PholcidaePsilochorusutahensisDaddy-Long-Legs
PsilochoruscaliforniaeDaddy-Long-Legs
AraneidaeMetepeirasp.Orb Weaver
AculepeirapackardiOrb Weaver
TheridiidaeLatrodectushesperusWestern Black Widow
SteatodafulvaCobweb Spider
SteatodamedialisCobweb Spider
SteatodapulcherCobweb Spider
TetragnathidaeTetragnathasp.Long-jawed Orb Weaver
DictynidaeDictynaspp.At least three undetermined species of Dictynid Spiders (Monroe & Monroe)
Mallosspp.At least three undetermined species of Dictynid Spiders (Monroe & Monroe)
SalticidaeHabronattuselegansJumping Spider
HabronattussignatusJumping Spider
Phidippusspp.At least three undetermined species of Jumping Spider (Monroe & Monroe)
PhidippusjohnsoniJohnson Jumping Spider
ThomisidaeMisumenoidesformosipesCrab Spider
Mecaphesaspp.At least eight undetermined species of Crab Spiders (Monroe & Monroe)
??Undetermined species of Crab Spider (Monroe & Monroe)
Gnaphosidae??Undetermined species of Ground Spider (Monroe & Monroe)
OxyopidaePeucetiaviridansGreen Lynx Spider
MiturgidaeSyspirasp.Undetermined species of Prowling Spider (Monroe & Monroe)
LycosidaeArctosalittoralisWolf Spider
Pardosasp.Undetermined species of Thin-legged Wolf Spider (Monroe & Monroe)
HomalonychidaeHomalonychustheologusSandy Desert Spider