Stegodyphus pacificus

Picture ID 36496

Picture of Stegodyphus pacificus - Eyes,Webs

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I couldn't find any species that has eyes like this.

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  • Submitted: Sep 13, 2018
  • Photographed: Sep 13, 2018
  • Spider: Stegodyphus pacificus
  • Location: Qom, Iran
  • Spotted Outdoors: Man-made structure (building wall, fences, etc.)
  • Found in web?: Yes
  • Attributes: Eyes, Webs
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Either a Huntsman or Lycosa aragogi


Hi. scroll through figures 8 through 11,
11 has a few very close matches.
Figures 1 to 3 you can see variations in species
No mistake here.


Hi. these are such cool spiders,I would love to have a few for pets. I find yours just plain adorable. These are called velvet spiders, Eresidae family. One of the newer species is called velvet ladybird spider, a red rump with 4 black spots, black cephalothorax and legs with white bands. This is he first all white one I have seen. Not entered into the world spider catalog until 2015, so sadly, I know little or nothing about them. An old world, entelegyne, cribellate spider. I understand they can live socially in groups. What videos have been posted, they seem… Read more »


Tentative ID Stegodyphus pacificus, filed.