Comments & ID Thoughts
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
Either a Huntsman or Lycosa aragogi
I checked their eyes, they’re not like this one.
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 »
Why yes, that seems to be the type of my spider! Thank you so much! I was about to believe I’ve found a new species!
This one is bigger than 18mm though, it’s about 7cm. Kinda big!
I’d keep it as a pet, but I wouldn’t wanna get attached to it only to find it one day eaten by her own babies!
Tentative ID Stegodyphus pacificus, filed.