Eresus

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For the village on the island of Lesbos, see Eresos.
Eresus
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male E. kollari
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Arachnida
Order: Araneae
Suborder: Araneomorphae
Family: Eresidae
Genus: Eresus
Walckenaer, 1805
Species

Eresus cinnaberinus
Eresus sandaliatus
Eresus ruficapillus
Eresus walckenaeri

others, see text
Diversity
c. 20 species

Eresus is a genus of velvet spiders comprising several species, including Eresus cinnaberinus (formerly E. niger) and Eresus sandaliatus, both of which are sometimes known as the "Ladybird spider".

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