Unidentified

Picture ID 136973

Picture of unidentified spider
  • Submitted by: 
    Draconis
  • Submitted: May 4, 2021
  • Photographed: May 4, 2021
  • Spider: Unidentified
  • Location: Carmarthen , United Kingdom
  • Spotted Indoors: Other
  • Found in web?: No
  • Attributes:
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LocalEntomologist

Looks like a woodlouse hunter to me. Nice find!

TangledWeb

Yes! It’s probably Dysdera crocata. In the UK, as in North America, that is the most likely Dysdera species to be found.

LocalEntomologist

Looks right to me! I can never remember scientific names, so thanks for adding them to my posts ๐Ÿ™‚

TangledWeb

You’re welcome! The ability to memorize words I see and hear is one of my best cognitive features – helped me greatly in school. You would not have known this particular one specifically without knowing the range of the species in the UK. The World Spider Catalog is useful for that. The Site Moderator reminded me of that Dysdera crocata is the only Dysdera in some places many times. In your keyboard’s library if you type something like Woodlouse Hunter, Dysdera crocata. Then tap on all four words when they are underlined, they should be offered together by your device.… Read more ยป

LocalEntomologist

That’s good to know! My parents are always amazed at my lack of memorization skills ๐Ÿ˜›