Hogna frondicola

Picture ID 15353

Picture of Hogna frondicola - Female - Dorsal,Spiderlings

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I live in Grand Junction, CO. Saw this spider in my backyard around 10pm. I zoomed in on the photo but the super was somewhere between the size of a nickel or a quarter. It looked grey-ish brown and its back looked bumpy. What is it?!?

  • Submitted by: 
    Chelseaburtis
  • Submitted: May 25, 2018
  • Photographed: May 25, 2018
  • Spider: Hogna frondicola
  • Sex: 
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  • Maturity: 
    Adult
  • Location: Grand Junction, Colorado, United States
  • Spotted Outdoors: Man-made structure (building wall, fences, etc.),High foliage (includes trees and tree trunks),Ground layer (leaf litter, dirt, grass, etc)
  • Found in web?: No
  • Attributes: Dorsal, Spiderlings
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Hi, your image has been filed. (See above image for ID.) 🙂 Species ID tentative with all the babies on board. (This is a mother Wolf Spider (Lycosidae) carrying her spiderlings.)

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