Erigone (spider)

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Erigone atra male.jpg
Male Erigone atra
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Arachnida
Order: Araneae
Family: Linyphiidae
Subfamily: Erigoninae
Genus: Erigone
Audouin, 1826

Erigone is a genus of spiders of the sub-order Araneomorphae and the family Linyphiidae. They are carnivorous, preying on small insects such as psylla and flies. The species of the genus are native to North America, Europe, Asia, Africa and Oceania. Some species with the genus name Erigone are actually synonyms for a species in another genus - Erigone orientalis, for example, is a synonym for Hylyphantes graminicola.

List of species[edit]

According to The World Spider Catalog 11.0:[1]


  1. ^ The World Spider Catalog

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