Trachelas tranquillus
(Broad-faced Sac Spider)

Picture ID 45894

Picture of Trachelas tranquillus (Broad-faced Sac Spider) - Dorsal

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Same specimen as photo 42565, slightly different angle. My guess is Trachelas tranquillus, the broad-faced sac spider. I previously said it was on my house, I got my spiders confused, it was in tall grass and weeds adjacent to my yard.

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Moving our conversation over here so we don’t bother the person who submitted the Eriophora ravilla with it. Sorry I was out and busy most of the day, it’s been a busy week. I’m not familiar with InsectID unless you mean InsectIdentification.org? I haven’t referenced that site in years, too many wonky things on it. ProjectNoah I think is geared toward beginners too, and it has a lot of fun badges if I remember correctly. I think BugGuide has the highest standards for accuracy. I like iNaturalist for tracking down IDs for spiders outside of North America, I have to… Read more »

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