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Funnel-Web Spider

agelenidae spp.

Description:

Body was a little over half an inch. Legs looked black with tan rings. Body had black and tan stripes.

Habitat:

I found this spider in the woods. It's web was at the bottom of a small oak sapling. Web was a funnel shape and at the front it was spread about a foot wide to catch insects.

Notes:

Also referred to as grass spiders

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4 Comments

courtneyhitson
courtneyhitson 11 years ago

I think I found the correct species. Not completely sure. Seems to be several different funnel web spiders. From what I could tell grass spider fits pretty well.

courtneyhitson
courtneyhitson 11 years ago

Thank you both!

MeredithNargang
MeredithNargang 11 years ago

Fantastic picture!

alicelongmartin
alicelongmartin 11 years ago

Neat picture!

courtneyhitson
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courtneyhitson

Abbeville, Georgia, USA

Spotted on Apr 25, 2011
Submitted on Apr 25, 2011

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