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    • Crevice Weavers
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    • Filistatidae
  • Spanish
    • Arañas filistátidas

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Recent observations

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Observer

bioblitz2015

Date

September 19, 2015

Description

Wandella stuartensis

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Observer

dominic

Date

February 7, 2016

Description

Huge lovely female found in my backyard today. Saw it a few feet away from me and thought it was a small tarantula. Yea it was huge. And no it was not dead when I took the picture, as I later found out. . .

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dragonfire

Date

February 3, 2016 02:54 PM PST

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What

Southern House Spider Kukulcania hibernalis

Observer

dramired

Date

January 28, 2016 12:08 PM CST

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Square

What

Southern House Spider Kukulcania hibernalis

Observer

boyscout567

Date

January 22, 2016 12:00 AM EST

Place

Tifton, GA (Google, OSM)

Description

Spider was in a stairwell inside a building on the window. It is a female.

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Observer

alireza

Date

January 5, 2015

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What

Crevice Weavers Family Filistatidae

Observer

juancruzado

Date

April 30, 2015 12:22 AM CDT

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What

Southern House Spider Kukulcania hibernalis

Observer

octavio_ca95

Date

December 10, 2015

Description

Familia. Filistatidae
Género. Kukulcania
Especie. Kukulcania hibernalis (Hentz, 1842).

Adaptación de telaraña en un orificio de una pared, hembra de unos 3-4 cm aprox, acercándose a su presa (hormiga, Fam. Formicidae), opistosoma alargado y ovoidal.

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Square

What

Southern House Spider Kukulcania hibernalis

Observer

juancruzado

Date

May 12, 2015 11:41 PM CDT

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Observer

alanterra

Date

December 8, 2015

Description

Michael Wall of San Diego Natural History Museum says this is Kukulcania sp. I'd love confirmation.

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What

Southern House Spider Kukulcania hibernalis

Observer

gcsnelling

Date

May 5, 2013 12:35 PM PDT

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Observer

dominic

Date

November 22, 2015

Description

Juvenile. . .

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Description from Wikipedia

The crevice weaver spiders (super-family Filistatoidea, family Filistatidae) contain primitive cribellate spiders. They are haplogyne weavers of funnel or tube webs. The family contains 17 genera and more than hundred described species worldwide. One of the most abundant members of this family in the Americas is the Southern house spider (Kukulcania hibernalis). Named after the fierce Meso-American god Kukulkan, the females are large (up to nearly 20 mm) dark-colored spiders and males are light brown, smaller (about...

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