Picture ID 164603

Picture of unidentified spider
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  • Submitted: Sep 22, 2022
  • Photographed: Sep 22, 2022
  • Spider: Unidentified
  • Location: Poplar Bluff, Missouri, United States
  • Spotted Indoors: Other
  • Found in web?: No
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How big was this spider? Based on the limited researched I did and the picture this looks to be a “Tigrosa aspersa” or “Speckled Wolf Spider”. From the Missouri Department of Conservation: “The speckled wolf spider is one of Missouri’s more common species of wolf spiders. Key identifiers for this species include large size, overall darkish color, banded legs, and a narrow pale yellowish line running between the eyes.” Could also be “Tigrosa georgicola”. From the same website: “The particular pattern of dark speckles on the underside of the abdomen helps to distinguish the speckled wolf spider, Tigrosa aspersa, from… Read more »

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