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ZackSaavedra Daddy-long-leg
Daddy-long-leg commented on by ZackSaavedra Fayetteville, North Carolina, USA5 years ago

I can say with confidence that this isn't P. phalangioides. Furthermore, it's not even a spider, it's a harvestman, which is in a different order entirely.

The general public has given them the same common name, so there is plenty of confusion.

If you could at least change the ID to say Opiliones, that would be nice. This photo is not sufficient to provide any more specific of an ID.

ZackSaavedra Fishing Spider
Fishing Spider commented on by ZackSaavedra Lat: 43.60 Lon: -70.705 years ago

Now that you mention it, I believe it is D. scriptus. I've only seen D. tenebrosus , so I assumed it was just a special specimen.

Thanks for speaking up, otherwise I probably wouldn't have re-evaluated my ID, haha.

I corrected the info already. Take care and post more photos, Machi!

ZackSaavedra Unknown spotting
Unknown spotting commented on by ZackSaavedra Alabaster, Alabama, USA5 years ago

This pretty female poses you no absolutely no harm. She's only dangerous to bug-sized creatures. It's best to leave her in peace and let her do her job, which is keep the nasty insects away.

ZackSaavedra Fishing Spider
Fishing Spider commented on by ZackSaavedra Maine, USA5 years ago

This is the same species as your other spotting, but for it to have that much white on the carapace/abdomen is uncommon. You're very lucky to have seen and photographed it.

ZackSaavedra Gray Jumping Spider
Gray Jumping Spider commented on by ZackSaavedra Maryland, USA5 years ago

It's impossible for this to be Maevia inclemens. This is Platycryptus undatus, I assure you. Check the reference for more info and change your identification, if you don't mind.

ZackSaavedra Grass Spider
Grass Spider commented on by ZackSaavedra Stamford, Connecticut, USA5 years ago

This is not Rabidosa, nor is it a wolf spider, as the only Lycosid genus that spins funnel webs is Sosippus.

This is a true funnel weaver in the Agelenidae family. The genus is most likely Agelenopsis. See the ID suggestion for more info, and please update the spotting info.

ZackSaavedra Gray Wall Jumper
Gray Wall Jumper commented on by ZackSaavedra Florida, USA5 years ago

This certainly isn't a wolf spider. James' ID is totally wrong. Please remove it.

On a more respectful note, this is not P. undatus, ForestDragon.

People who aren't reasonably experienced with spider identification shouldn't be submitting incorrect and misleading IDs. It's just not right.

ZackSaavedra Jumping spider
Jumping spider commented on by ZackSaavedra Sherwood, Arkansas, USA5 years ago

A wolf spider and a jumping spider are very different. This is the latter type, so do fix the title. Also, you can go ahead and get rid of the "Notes" section since you now have the ID.

ZackSaavedra Lyssomanes Jumping Spider (male)
Lyssomanes Jumping Spider (male) commented on by ZackSaavedra Rivas, Nicaragua5 years ago

Yes pamsai, Lyssomanes is a jumping spider genus. I bet that's what this is, because no other salticid even remotely resembles it.

ZackSaavedra Wolf spider
Wolf spider commented on by ZackSaavedra Memphis, Tennessee, USA5 years ago

This is a lycosid and not an agelenid, due to the absence of elongated spinnerets. I do believe it is a Hogna, though I can't say which species.

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