Stealthy Ground Spiders

Gnaphosidae

Summary 2

Ground spiders (family Gnaphosidae) include nearly 2,000 described species in over 100 genera, distributed worldwide. This makes the family the seventh largest known. New species are still being discovered. They are closely related to Clubionidae.

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  1. (c) Valter Jacinto, some rights reserved (CC BY-NC-SA), http://www.flickr.com/photos/58213213@N00/2600104272
  2. (c) Wikipedia, some rights reserved (CC BY-SA), http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Gnaphosidae

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