Tried to capture, but after my experience with a brown widow I am terrified of any similar spider.
Tried to capture, but it fell out of the bag. Guess I need to work on my technique.
Field Notes - We dont know what kind of spider this is.
Not certain on the ID. This one paused briefly in the open a couple of times for photos as it was running along the ground.
Female, 12mm TBL. Found under log debris in oak/hickory forest.
Male, Juvenile, 8mm TBL. Found under log debris in oak/hickory forest.
Female, TBL 8mm. Several individuals of this species picked up in sweep net in dried warm season grasses providing documentation that this species is active during warm weather of winter months in Missouri.
The subphylum (or phylum) Chelicerata (/kəˌlɪsəˈreɪtə/, /kəˌlɪsəˈrɑːtə/, or /tʃəˌlɪsərˈɑːtə/; New Latin, from French chélicère, from chél-; claw, chela + -cère from the Greek keras, meaning "horn") constitutes one of the major subdivisions of the phylum (or superphylum) Arthropoda, and includes horseshoe crabs, scorpions, spiders, mites, harvestmen, ticks, and Solifugae.