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Pennsylvania Grass Spider

Agelenopsis pennsylvanica


Unknown spider in the meadow grasses. With egg sac and babies


meadow on our property

1 species ID suggestions

Grass Spider (American)


CarolSnowMilne 3 years ago

thanks karen.

KarenL 3 years ago

Awesome Carol!
You could also add this to the Brooding Behavior in Arthropods mission!

AshleyBradford 4 years ago

Yes - those are in the right family. :)

AshleyBradford 4 years ago

No, definitely not that. Wolf spiders have this kind of striping and are known for carrying their load of babies around on their back. But thanks for the suggestion! :)

Ashish Nimkar
Ashish Nimkar 4 years ago

Its Flower mimicking spider...

AshleyBradford 4 years ago

Oh good! :)

CarolSnowMilne 4 years ago

Your information actually helped me and I somehow ended up finding the correct ID. Pennsylvania Grass Spider. (The babies, spiders legs and egg sack with virtually identical to mine.) Thanks! It was a great find for me. :)

SantaLuciaReserve 4 years ago

Yep, I'll agree with wolf spider. Amazing timing! We found this one a couple of days ago...

AshleyBradford 4 years ago

No - the stripes say Wolf Spider. I don't know what kind, though, and it seems that it can be hard to tell. I'm guessing Rabid Wolf Spider but for no good reason except it seems I most often see photos of them with their babies like this.

Nice find!

CarolSnowMilne 4 years ago

Small WONDERS, Could you take a look at this spider? Is this like yours or a Grass Spider. Thanks so much! Still unknown.

JamieDorton 4 years ago

Awesome find! Carrying babies & everything ;o)

Sergio Monteiro
Sergio Monteiro 4 years ago

Wonderful pictures

Pennsylvania, USA

Lat: 40.87, Long: -75.60

Spotted on Sep 21, 2011
Submitted on Nov 2, 2011

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