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

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Recent observations

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dominic

Date

April 30, 2016

Description

I don't think this is a male. It looks like an immature female.

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dominic

Date

April 30, 2016

Description

Saw lots of males along the wall. on the levee. Found on my night.

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Observer

dominic

Date

April 26, 2016

Description

No idea that they lived in my area. I didn't think it was titiotus at first, but after doing research this individual fit the description. Found in my garage.

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What

Southern House Spider Kukulcania hibernalis

Observer

pbeshear

Date

April 25, 2016 11:53 AM EDT

Description

Small black and brown spider. Found in web.

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What

Crevice Weavers Family Filistatidae

Observer

alexa4

Date

April 9, 2016 08:13 AM PDT

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What

Crevice Weavers Family Filistatidae

Observer

beehappy

Date

April 9, 2016 06:49 PM PDT

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alicia_1519

Date

April 7, 2016 12:48 PM MDT

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dominic

Date

March 24, 2016

Description

Found under a rock.

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dominic

Date

March 24, 2016

Description

Another juvenile found. There was a smaller one found right next to this one, but it ran off.

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dominic

Date

March 23, 2016

Description

Did some spider hunting for my birthday today. There were some pretty great results.

I believe this is a juvenile kukulcania.

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Observer

dominic

Date

March 20, 2016

Description

Huge female. Not a good enough picture to ID it down to species level.

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Date

March 12, 2016 01:25 PM PST
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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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