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These are two different spiders on separate sand banks of the same small river (Black Creek, MS). Their coloration and patterning seem really well adapted to sand.


Anyone know what this is?

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Jim West
Jim West 8 years ago

I believe you're correct, FD.

ForestDragon 8 years ago

This is definitely a Wolf Spider. You can tell by the eyes. I believe it looks very similar to this species:
What do you think? Check out some of the photos in that section.

Yup 8 years ago

Based on the eyes fangs and leg length it is most likely a species of wolf spider.

Jim West
Jim West 8 years ago

I would guess a Huntsman or a Fishing Spider by your locale.

Daniel McNair
Daniel McNair 8 years ago

Any spider people know what this is?

Daniel McNair
Spotted by
Daniel McNair

Mississippi, USA

Spotted on May 23, 2012
Submitted on May 26, 2012

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