Kukulcania hibernalis
(Southern House Spider)

Picture ID 53913

Picture of Kukulcania hibernalis (Southern House Spider) - Dorsal,Webs

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Lives in my shutter in Charleston SC. Eats flying stinging things.

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TangledWeb

Did your spider win this battle? There are parasitic wasps that oviposit their fertilized eggs into a spider the wasp paralyzed with its venom. Sometimes the wasp can drag the living spider into a niche and seal it to keep the spider in-place for the wasp’s larvae to feed on. I guess it’s fair game in nature since spiders prey on wasps.

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