Arctosa littoralis
(Beach Wolf Spider)

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Picture of Arctosa littoralis (Beach Wolf Spider) - Dorsal

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Its hairy, it looks to be a light tan in color with black hairs found in a corner dead in my sons room

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Tarantulaguy07
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It looks like it might be a juvenile Carolina wolf spider. I’m not positive, but it matches pics I’ve seen. They aren’t dangerous to humans, so don’t be alarmed if you see a live one!!! Lol!!

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Hi, this looks like a Prowling Spider (Miturgidae), Syspira sp.. Edit: My mistake, rather Arctosa littoralis.

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I just saw your other image and I admit I made a mistake. My first impression when I saw this was that it was Arctosa littoralis (Beach Wolf Spider) … but when I zoomed in the posterior lateral eyes didn’t look like they were where they should be, and Syspira is the only other one in range with a similar enough pattern to it but with a different eye arrangement … I see now those eyes I was looking for are clear and really hard to make out for some reason. I guess it’s been dead for quite some time.… Read more »

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