Return to Texas Entomology - Compiled by Mike Quinn



Draft List of Spiders
Lake Tawakoni State Park
n. Wills Point, Hunt County, Texas 

Collected by Mike Quinn - Aug. 31, 2007
Identified by Allen Dean - Sept. 2, 2007


Family Agelenidae (funnel web weavers)

Agelenopsis sp. nr. emertoni Chamberlin & Ivie  

Family Anyphaenidae (sac spiders)

Hibana sp.  

Family Araneidae (orb weavers)*

Argiope aurantia Lucas 
Eustala
sp. 
Larinioides cornutus
(Clerck) 
Metazygia wittfeldae
(McCook) 
Neoscona
sp.  

Family Clubionidae (sac spiders)

unidentified  

Family Corinnidae (ant-mimic spiders)

unidentified  

Family Dictynidae (mesh web weavers)

unidentified  

Family Lycosidae (wolf spiders)

unidentified  

Family Mimetidae (pirate spiders)

Mimetus sp.  

Family Salticidae (jumping spiders)*

Bagheera prosper (Peckham & Peckham) 
Eris militaris
(Hentz) 
Thiodina sylvana
(Hentz)  

Family Tetragnathidae (long-jawed orb weavers)*

Tetragnatha guatemalensis O. P.-Cambridge  

Family Theridiidae (cobweb weavers)*

Argyrodes elevatus Taczanowski 
Theridion glaucescens
Becker  

Family Thomisidae (crab spiders)

Misumenops sp. 


*The asterisk after the family are those most abundant. 

Tetragnatha were obviously the most abundant. 

This small collection is rich in diversity. 

The genera (Eustala, Neoscona, Mimetus) are represented by adults but I did not have time to study those.

Allen Dean - Sept 2, 2007


08 Sep 2007   Mike Quinn / mike.quinn@tpwd.state.tx.us / Texas Entomology