Sphodros atlanticus
(Atlantic Purse-web Spider)

Picture ID 13787

Picture of Sphodros atlanticus (Atlantic Purse-web Spider) - Dorsal

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I came across this spider along a utility easement at Falls of the Nuese Lake in Raleigh, NC on July 8, 2018 at 8:10 a.m. This spider poses a defensive stand by rearing on this rear two legs and displaying its fangs and raising its front six legs. The underside of the abdomen pale spots.