nesticus carteri, _pitchfork_cave, _hamilton_county, _tennessee_5, I_AMC8551
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There is a large diversity of Nesticus species in caves of the southern U.S. Some species have a very limited distribution and may live in only one cave. It is unknown what species this is. Most species I have seen do appear do have eyes but I am not sure if they function. Some species appear to be truly cave adapted and do not have eyes. For more information:

Nesticus carteri has been collected and identified from this cave.

title nesticus carteri, pitchfork cave, hamilton county, tennessee 5
date yyyymmdd hr:mn 2010:02:14 12:07:16
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