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Velvet Spider

Stegodyphus dufouri

Description:

About 2 cm from tip of front leg to tip of back leg

Habitat:

Spotted on the sleeve of my jacket - eek! - that had been sitting inside my house.

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4 Comments

Bernadette S
Bernadette S 7 years ago

Thanks for the ID, elhennawy! I can't find much info about this species. Why do you call it the "greatest mother"?

elhennawy
elhennawy 7 years ago

The greatest mother in the animal kingdom, Stegodyphus dufouri.

Bernadette S
Bernadette S 7 years ago

Yes, I'm actually excited now to find spiders like this! But I still prefer them outdoors. :-)

KarenL
KarenL 8 years ago

I love it when spottings present themselves like that!

Bernadette S
Spotted by
Bernadette S

دهب, جنوب سيناء, Egypt

Spotted on Dec 20, 2011
Submitted on Feb 20, 2012

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