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

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Recent observations

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What

Southern House Spider Kukulcania hibernalis

Observer

juancruzado

Date

July 26, 2014

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goyo

Date

March 27, 2015

Description

en un recorrido sobre la Cortina de la presa Presidente Plutarco Elias Calles, se lobro encontrar esta araña.

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Observer

cedric_lee

Date

March 23, 2015

Description

Estimated to be a little more than an inch long. Found under a rock.

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What

Southern House Spider Kukulcania hibernalis

Observer

lauramorganclark

Date

March 2, 2015 10:26 AM CST

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magdaargueta

Date

February 20, 2015 02:30 PM CST

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katzider

Date

February 2, 2015

Description

Impressively fast.

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What

Southern House Spider Kukulcania hibernalis

Observer

jameswbeck

Date

July 17, 2008

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katzider

Date

January 16, 2015

Description

Had the chance to take a look at her cribellate silk. I lured her out of her nest with an ant. -feeling kinda guilty for that-

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katzider

Date

January 15, 2015

Description

Was found out of her nest creating some cribellate silk. Kinda hard to take photos of this species, is very evasive.

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Observer

nicoolejnik

Date

January 10, 2009

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What

Southern House Spider Kukulcania hibernalis

Observer

lauramorganclark

Date

November 24, 2014 10:32 AM CST

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What

Southern House Spider Kukulcania hibernalis

Observer

amariepr

Date

November 11, 2014

Description

Can anyone ID? Spiders are not my field. This one definitely caught my eye as i hadn't seen it before.

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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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