Sergiolus montanus

Picture ID 15365

Picture of Sergiolus montanus - Dorsal

Comments & ID Thoughts

I just saw this guy in my yard as well. Another wolf spider? I think I need to get some spider killing spray if so

  • Submitted by: 
    Chelseaburtis
  • Submitted: May 26, 2018
  • Photographed: May 26, 2018
  • Spider: Sergiolus montanus
  • 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
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Disco

Looks like Sergiolus montanus.

ItsyBitsy

This isn’t a Wolf Spider (Lycosidae), I agree with Disco’s ID – this is a Ground Spider (Gnaphosidae). Neither should be considered pests outside. Even major pesticide companies will admit that.
https://www.google.com/url?sa=t&rct=j&q=&esrc=s&source=web&cd=8&cad=rja&uact=8&ved=0ahUKEwjL-9n7yaPbAhVsHDQIHTxzCvoQFgh5MAc&url=https%3A%2F%2Fwww.terminix.com%2Fpest-control%2Fspiders%2Fremoval%2Fget-rid-of-spiders-outside%2F&usg=AOvVaw3a7MqjwYJrDBqacDOaiFSr

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