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Wolf Spider

Hogna carolinensis

Description:

Found this wolf spider enjoying its lunch in a corner of my garage.

Habitat:

Southern United States, just about anywhere it feel like living.

Notes:

The spider is chowing down on a Palmetta bug, also known as an American cockroach (Periplaneta americana)

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2 Comments

clearly4you
clearly4you 8 years ago

Thats a scary looking spider!

ceherzog
ceherzog 8 years ago

Growing up, I was told to never kill a wolf spider because they eat roaches....I thought that was just baloney....wrong!!!

Very cool shot. I'm going to show this to my students.

ScottRobertLadd
Spotted by
ScottRobertLadd

Largo, Florida, USA

Lat: 27.88, Long: -82.78

Spotted on Apr 4, 2011
Submitted on Apr 4, 2011

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