Two species of linyphiid spiders, Disembolus bairdi Edwards, 1999 and Grammonota pallipes Banks, 1895, were discovered along the southwestern coast of Lake Michigan in Lake County, Illinois representing an Atlantic Coastal Plain disjunct distribution. A brief discussion of known collection sites, habitat preferences, and possible modes of dispersal are given.
Steffen, James F. and Draney, Michael L.
"Disjunct Lake Michigan Populations of Two Atlantic Coast Spiders, Disembolus Bairdi and Grammonota Pallipes (Araneae: Linyphiidae),"
The Great Lakes Entomologist, vol 47
Available at: https://scholar.valpo.edu/tgle/vol47/iss1/3