Hogna lenta

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Picture of Hogna lenta - Dorsal

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Here's another photo of the large tan spider I found

  • Submitted by: 
    ClintEastweed
  • Submitted: May 21, 2019
  • Photographed: May 21, 2019
  • Spider: Hogna lenta
  • Location: Mobile , Alabama, United States
  • Spotted Outdoors: Low foliage (shrubs, herbs, garden, excluding flowers),Ground layer (leaf litter, dirt, grass, etc)
  • Found in web?: No
  • Attributes: Dorsal
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TangledWeb

Maybe or perhaps Hogna Lenta.

TangledWeb

Not to be pedantic, spiders don’t get pregnant. The eggs female animals are born with mature and gain size when it is the right time in the female’s life to use them. In humans one or two leave the ovaries each month. In spiders they mature in batches. When a female is developed enough males sense her pheromones and flock to be the first to put semen in her with his pedipalp. When the female oviposits them she releases stored semen onto the eggs as they leave her body. That’s my less graphic way of describing it. She may be… Read more »

TangledWeb

I just looked it up. Gravid can mean pregnant also, so a spider can be gravid but not pregnant – other animals can be gravid when they are pregnant. “Heavy of the uterus.” Ick. I’m female, this word is very unappealing to me!

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