Molecular Biology and Genetics
Statistics of barcoding coverage
Specimens with Sequences:65
Specimens with Barcodes:53
Species With Barcodes:12
The spider genus Micrathena contains more than a hundred species, most of them Neotropical woodland orb-weavers.
Only three species occur in the eastern United States: females of M. gracilis (the Spined Micrathena) have five pairs of conical tubercles on the abdomen, female M. mitrata have two short posterior pairs, and female M. sagittata (the Arrow-shaped Micrathena) have three pairs.
- Hentz, N. M. (1850). Descriptions and figures of the araneides of the United States. Boston J. nat. Hist. 6: 18-35, 271-295.
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