Picture ID 134351

Picture of unidentified spider

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Is this a mouse spider?

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  • Submitted: Feb 16, 2021
  • Photographed: Feb 12, 2021
  • Spider: Unidentified
  • Location: Camp Meeker, California, United States
  • Spotted Outdoors: Under rock, log, or debris
  • Found in web?: No
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I think it’s a Southern House Spider, Kukulcania hibernalis. Mouse spiders have more visible spinnerets and different body proportions. Your soil in the photo looks very different from the soil here in New England, it has more organic material, fewer rocks, and more porosity. And less frozen. 🙂