Unidentified

Picture ID 194733

Picture of unidentified spider

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There are lots and lots of these spiders all over the post of my 3 sided horse barn. Some are really really big and they make these really weird webs that look more like dust piles.

  • Submitted by: 
    LoveShires
  • Submitted: Apr 14, 2024
  • Photographed: Apr 13, 2024
  • Spider: Unidentified
  • Location: Orlando, Florida, United States
  • Spotted Outdoors: Man-made structure (building wall, fences, etc.)
  • Found in web?: No
  • Attributes:
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BugmanDan

This is a female southern house spider, Kukulcania hibernalis. Totally harmless, they don’t bite. They are a cribelate spider in their web is not sticky. They feather the silk they pull from spinneretes. That will tangle any prey insect. Sort of funny watching them pull silk, they look like they are scratching their butt. For sexual dimorphism, males look a lot different, often mistaken for brouwn recluse. Species Kukulcania hibernalis – Southern House Spider – BugGuide.Net I had 5 of these in my Las Vegas place, on lived behind my water cooler a bit over 5 years: IMG_0022 | Ol… Read more »