Walckenaeria castanea

Picture ID 5583

Picture of Walckenaeria castanea - Male - Dorsal,Eyes

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This is a male Walckenaeria castanea. It was found walking on the snow near Algonquin Park. The ID was confirmed by examination of the males palps at the University of Guelph Ontario as part of their Barcode of Life Data Systems project. This is the same spider as image# 5579 and 5581

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  • Submitted: Feb 17, 2018
  • Photographed: Nov 12, 2017
  • Spider: Walckenaeria castanea
  • Sex: 
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  • Location: Algonquin Provincial Park, Ontario, Canada
  • Spotted Outdoors: Ground layer (leaf litter, dirt, grass, etc)
  • Found in web?: No
  • Attributes: Dorsal, Eyes
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Nice shots and addition. Filed. 🙂


I believe I just found one in my house…. How can I send you a photo to confirm with you its the same species?


Go to the top right of the page and look for “submit” with a camera icon. Have the date you took the photo written down if you need to and have the photo saved to your “camera roll” in your device first. After Submit there will be quick questions. Be sure you have the correct thumbnail photo selected. It will be tiny and it is easy to pick the wrong one. In Comments and ID Thoughts you can give the Latin name of the spider. If you think it is this one, don’t worry about the common name. There are… Read more »

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