Comments & ID Thoughts
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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- Submitted: Apr 26, 2019
- Photographed: Apr 26, 2019
- Spider: Arctosa littoralis (Beach Wolf Spider)
- Location: Phoenix, Arizona, United States
- Spotted Indoors: Other
- Found in web?: No
- Attributes: Dorsal
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!!
Thank you, at first i thought it was what you had said a carolina wolf spider, but perplexed i womdered how could that be since it was found in Arizona, maybe a stowaway? But then someone else replied and said prowling spider after doing more research i do truly believe it to be just that. Thank you though for taking time to reply.
Hi, this looks like a Prowling Spider (Miturgidae), Syspira sp.. Edit: My mistake, rather Arctosa littoralis.
Thank you, after “prowling” the internet for further information and photos i truly believe it is a Prowling Spider, thanks to those who commented.
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 »