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Black House Spider

Badumna insignis


A dark robust spider, with the female (up to 18mm) being larger than the male (about 9mm). The carapace and legs are dark brown to black, and the abdomen is charcoal grey with a dorsal pattern of white markings (sometimes indistinct)

1 Species ID Suggestions

BugEric 10 years ago
Running spider (female)
Castianeira sp. Genus Castianeira - BugGuide.Net

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BugEric 10 years ago

May be the same or a different species as the other one. Great images considering how speedy they are!

isabellasmurf 11 years ago

Yes, very...

Hema  Shah
Hema Shah 11 years ago

Was it very agile and active?

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Centennial, Colorado, USA

Spotted on Sep 21, 2012
Submitted on Sep 29, 2012

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