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    • Filistatidae
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    • crevice weavers

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Recent observations

Photos / Sounds

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Observer

finatic

Date

August 24, 2014 11:33 PM PDT

Place

Mt Lemmon (Google, OSM)

Description

Pima County, Arizona, US

Photos / Sounds

Observer

jaykeller

Date

August 24, 2014 11:33 PM PDT

Photos / Sounds

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Observer

clauss

Date

August 17, 2014

Description

La encontré en el jardín, había hecho una especie de nido bajo una piedra. Necesito saber si no es peligrosa para los perros/gatos.

Photos / Sounds

What

Southern House Spider Kukulcania hibernalis

Observer

kallyn

Date

July 1, 2014 04:37 PM CDT

Description

Female

Photos / Sounds

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What

Southern House Spider Kukulcania hibernalis

Observer

kallyn

Date

July 1, 2014 04:35 PM CDT

Description

Male southern house spider

Photos / Sounds

Square

Observer

juancruzado

Date

June 5, 2014

Photos / Sounds

Square

Observer

eddiebug

Date

May 4, 2013 01:28 PM PDT

Photos / Sounds

Square

Observer

eddiebug

Date

May 4, 2013 11:40 AM PDT

Photos / Sounds

Observer

kueda

Date

April 11, 2014 05:23 PM PDT

Photos / Sounds

Square

Observer

kueda

Date

April 11, 2014 05:41 PM PDT

Photos / Sounds

Square

Observer

mattmaves

Date

March 11, 2012

Description

I misidentified this one as Loxosceles deserta.

Tags

Photos / Sounds

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What

Southern House Spider Kukulcania hibernalis

Observer

juancruzado

Date

March 14, 2014
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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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