Erigone (spider)

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Erigone atra male.jpg
Male Erigone atra
Scientific classification e
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Subphylum: Chelicerata
Class: Arachnida
Order: Araneae
Infraorder: Araneomorphae
Family: Linyphiidae
Genus: Erigone
Audouin, 1826[1]

Erigone is a genus of spiders of the family Linyphiidae,[1] sub-order Araneomorphae. They are carnivorous, preying on small insects such as psylla and flies.[citation needed] The genus has a worldwide distribution. Many species originally placed in the genus have been transferred to other genera.[1]

List of species[edit]

As of November 2018, the World Spider Catalog accepted the following species:[1]


  1. ^ a b c d "Gen. Erigone Audouin, 1826", World Spider Catalog, Natural History Museum Bern, retrieved 2018-11-20

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