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Scientific classification edit
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Subphylum: Chelicerata
Class: Arachnida
Order: Araneae
Infraorder: Araneomorphae
Family: Linyphiidae
Genus: Blestia
Millidge, 1993[1]
B. sarcocuon
Binomial name
Blestia sarcocuon
(Crosby & Bishop, 1927)

Blestia is a monotypic genus of North American dwarf spiders containing the single species, Blestia sarcocuon. It was first described by Alfred Frank Millidge in 1993,[2] and has only been found in United States.[1]

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  1. ^ a b "Gen. Blestia Millidge, 1993". World Spider Catalog Version 20.0. Natural History Museum Bern. 2019. doi:10.24436/2. Retrieved 2019-06-13.
  2. ^ Millidge, A. F. (1993). "Blestia, a new genus of erigonine spider with clypeal sulci (Araneae: Linyphiidae)". Bulletin of the British Arachnological Society. 9: 126–128.