Black House Spider
( Badumna longinqua )


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PHOTO COMMENT

IDENTIFICATION
Identification:Badumna longinqua
(L. Koch ,1867 )
Common Name:Black House Spider
Life Stage:(A) adult

PHYLOGENY

Phylum:Arthropoda
Class:Arachnida
Order:Araneae
Family:Desidae
Genus:Badumna
Taxon Code:ARA01061
ITIS/TSN:874785

LOCATION DETAILS
Location Name
Gardens at Lake Merritt, Lakeside Park, 666 Bellevue, Oakland
County:Alameda County
ECI Site#:CA01100110

RECOGNITION
Body Length
10-13 mm.

BIOLOGY
Range
Native to Australia; introduced in New Zealand and the Americas. In North America, known only from coastal urban areas of California.
Distribution
Australia; introduced in New Zealand and California.

CREDITS
Photographer
Pamela Spevack
Insect Sciences Museum of California

References
Species Badumna longinqua. (http://bugguide.net/node/view/242562). Accessed March 12, 2016. .
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