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  • English
    • Crevice Weavers
  • Scientific Names
    • Filistatidae
  • Spanish
    • Arañas filistátidas

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Creative Commons Flickr Photos Tagged "Filistatidae."

Recent observations

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jaykeller

Date

August 12, 2016 08:35 PM PDT

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adrianaalvarez

Date

June 13, 2016 01:11 AM PDT

Description

Araña observada por Antonio G. Hernández

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What

Southern House Spider Kukulcania hibernalis

Observer

gaelen

Date

August 21, 2016 10:18 PM EDT

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spidermonkey51

Date

August 8, 2016 07:46 PM EDT

Description

Often mistaken as house spiders even though they are not house spiders, the Orb Spider is the real house spider.

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Date

March 15, 2015 11:10 AM PDT

Description

Spider in its web, underneath the bark of a rotting log. The eerily glowing eyes are a trick of the lighting, not due to any luminescence.

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What

Crevice Weavers Family Filistatidae

Observer

brendan6

Date

May 11, 2011 08:14 PM PDT

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What

Southern House Spider Kukulcania hibernalis

Observer

hoboannie

Date

July 15, 2016 10:43 AM MST

Description

Lurked this very heathy spider out of her "messy web" with a mealworm. Very please to have this species take up residence in my vegetable garden.

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What

Southern House Spider Kukulcania hibernalis

Observer

gonzalezii

Date

April 30, 2016 11:21 PM CDT

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Observer

yetikat

Date

June 20, 2016

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What

Southern House Spider Kukulcania hibernalis

Date

June 17, 2016

Place

CBTis 165 (Google, OSM)

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What

Southern House Spider Kukulcania hibernalis

Observer

edgar14

Date

June 17, 2016 10:30 AM CDT

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What

Southern House Spider Kukulcania hibernalis

Observer

astamatis

Date

June 16, 2016 04:24 PM CDT

Description

Large grey spider, white where legs attach

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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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