Unidentified

Picture ID 152479

Picture of unidentified spider

Comments & ID Thoughts

Quarter in size, heart shaped abdomen, slow mover, located on exterior wall close to ground.

  • Submitted by: 
    Sambosef
  • Submitted: Nov 20, 2021
  • Photographed: Nov 20, 2021
  • Spider: Unidentified
  • Location: rohnert park, California, United States
  • Spotted Outdoors: Man-made structure (building wall, fences, etc.)
  • Found in web?: No
  • Attributes:
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Lady Bug Hunter

That looks like a wolf spider. I had a few out here this year sunning themselves with their egg sacs attached.

Spider-Worshiper

no way in hell that’s wolf spider, that’s some kind of orb weaver. Look at those spiny legs! and “heart-shaped abdomen” doesn’t sound much like the almond-shaped wolf spider’s body, eh?
I’m not from Cali, so I couldn’t guess what species of orb weaver.

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Spider-Worshiper

you got it chief, no harm meant but I see what you mean about tone.

TangledWeb

https://bugguide.net/node/view/84423#Lycosidae Here’s a guide to spider families by number and arrangements of eyes. Orb Weavers are in about 7 different families.

Spider-Worshiper

nice!

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