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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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Observer

sambiology

Date

January 8, 2017

Description

Headed down to the Lower Rio Grande Valley for a staff meeting with the other urban wildlife biologists.

I stayed at Goliad State Park for a good while -- they have several nature trails around the San Antonio River as well as some cool historic features.

Photos / Sounds

Observer

jaykeller

Date

May 28, 2016 09:18 PM PDT

Photos / Sounds

Square

What

Southern House Spider Kukulcania hibernalis

Observer

joseisidro

Date

December 20, 2016 07:38 AM +06

Photos / Sounds

Square

What

Crevice Weavers Family Filistatidae

Observer

prodenazas

Date

December 20, 2016 08:34 AM CST

Photos / Sounds

What

Southern House Spider Kukulcania hibernalis

Observer

chinquapin

Date

December 16, 2016 11:10 AM CST

Description

Male

Photos / Sounds

Observer

ec2

Date

December 12, 2016 10:27 PM CST

Description

Spider approx. 1/2"

Photos / Sounds

Observer

charro

Date

July 22, 2016 01:33 PM CDT

Photos / Sounds

Square

Observer

alma_robles

Date

December 6, 2016 11:14 PM PST

Photos / Sounds

Square

What

Southern House Spider Kukulcania hibernalis

Observer

edgardomc

Date

November 30, 2016 10:08 PM HST

Photos / Sounds

Square

What

Southern House Spider Kukulcania hibernalis

Observer

edgardomc

Date

November 30, 2016 10:07 PM HST

Photos / Sounds

Square

What

Southern House Spider Kukulcania hibernalis

Observer

edgardomc

Date

November 30, 2016 10:03 PM HST

Photos / Sounds

Square

What

Southern House Spider Kukulcania hibernalis

Observer

edgardomc

Date

November 30, 2016 10:01 PM HST
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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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