Schizocosa
(Lanceolate Wolf Spiders)

Picture ID 4638

Picture of Schizocosa (Lanceolate Wolf Spiders) - Dorsal

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This spider was living in a tire, as most spiders can be found doing. It was very small, arouns an inch in size. To me, it's most defining feature is the brown stripes in it's back.

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ItsyBitsy

Hi, welcome to Spider ID. 🙂 This is a Wolf Spider, looks like one of the Schizocosa. This could either be a female or an immature male.

ItsyBitsy

Wolf Spiders (Lycosidae) in different genera can look very similar. Rabidosa rabida is markedly different from your spider. The median carapace stripe narrows between the eyes on R. rabida and is much broader on your spider. The eyes are also placed in slightly different locations. Here is a Schizocosa that is similar to yours:
https://bugguide.net/node/view/756082/bgimage

ItsyBitsy

Schizocosa is a rather large genus with 27 species in North America north of Mexico. There are a bunch of them in Georgia that do not yet have much or any confirmed images that are readily searchable online so it is difficult to suggest which exact one it is in this case.

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Picture of Schizocosa spp. (Lanceolate Wolf Spiders) - Dorsal Enlarge Picture
Picture of Schizocosa spp. (Lanceolate Wolf Spiders) - Dorsal Enlarge Picture
Picture of Schizocosa spp. (Lanceolate Wolf Spiders) - Dorsal Enlarge Picture
Picture of Schizocosa spp. (Lanceolate Wolf Spiders) - Dorsal Enlarge Picture