Classification
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  • Spanish
    • Arañas filistátidas
  • Scientific Names
    • Filistatidae
  • English
    • crevice weavers

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Recent observations

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Observer

jesus_salazar

Date

March 30, 2012

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Observer

dominic

Date

August 22, 2015

Description

Found underneath a rock. Was pretty cool.

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Observer

naturespotter

Date

July 30, 2015 05:44 PM PDT

Description

Male spider, identification by arachnologist Rick Vetter. Photos by Dolores Ibarra

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What

Southern House Spider Kukulcania hibernalis

Observer

beschwar

Date

July 29, 2015 01:22 PM CDT

Description

Found in lab nearly dead. I think this is a female of the species.

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Square

What

Southern House Spider Kukulcania hibernalis

Observer

nicoolejnik

Date

February 5, 2009

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What

Southern House Spider Kukulcania hibernalis

Observer

nicoolejnik

Date

April 6, 2010

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Square

What

Southern House Spider Kukulcania hibernalis

Observer

nicoolejnik

Date

December 5, 2008

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Observer

valter

Date

February 5, 2011 07:05 PM WET

Description

Location: Europe > Portugal > Algarve

Date Photo Taken: February 5, 2011

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What

crevice weavers Family Filistatidae

Date

June 23, 2015

Place

Tepatitlan (Google, OSM)

Description

Breve descripción de lo que observaste

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What

Southern House Spider Kukulcania hibernalis

Observer

migueleq

Date

June 7, 2015 02:08 PM CDT

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No photos or sounds

What

Southern House Spider Kukulcania hibernalis

Observer

efsbioblitz

Date

May 23, 2015

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Square

What

Southern House Spider Kukulcania hibernalis

Observer

juancruzado

Date

May 16, 2015
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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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