Kukulcania hibernalis
(Southern House Spider)

Picture ID 114425

Picture of Kukulcania hibernalis (Southern House Spider) - Female - Dorsal,Prey

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This ‘average’ spider is measuring 2metric centimeters and has been hiding. Browsing through id’d spiders, has left me a little lost. I initially thought, as it has remained mostly hidden it was a widow of sorts though now has me second guessing as I finally caught it outside it’s house in daylight and early morning hours. Is it a poisonous kind?

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TangledWeb

Looks like a Southern House Spider, Kukulcania hibernalis. The white leg joints proximal to the body are distinctive. With prey too! We don’t control the orientation, but yes this would make more sense vertically. I hate having to reduce the resolution of my photos to fit them in too. This site actually can handle full resolution. it would be a nice photo for our photo gallery. Itsy, let me know if you don’t want me to send you the photos that I think should be filed. 🙂

ItsyBitsy

Yeah, there are just way too many and I’m having trouble focusing. I’ll still try to make time if you think one is special in some way, or if someone needs something edited though!

TangledWeb

Thank you!

Additional Pictures

Picture of Kukulcania hibernalis (Southern House Spider) - Dorsal Enlarge Picture
Picture of Kukulcania hibernalis (Southern House Spider) - Dorsal Enlarge Picture
Picture of Kukulcania hibernalis (Southern House Spider) - Female - Dorsal,Webs Enlarge Picture
Picture of Kukulcania hibernalis (Southern House Spider) - Male - Lateral Enlarge Picture