Anahita punctulata
(Southeastern Wandering Spider)

Picture ID 62473

Picture of Anahita punctulata (Southeastern Wandering Spider) - Male - Dorsal

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This spider confuses me....a wolf spider has stripes that are opposite in color on the upper body and the lower half( I think) this spider has the same pattern on following in line. Could it be a hobo spider?

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Wolf spiders are members of the family Lycosidae, from the Ancient Greek word “λύκος” meaning “wolf”. They are robust and agile hunters with excellent eyesight. They live mostly in solitude and hunt alone, and do not spin webs. Some are opportunistic hunters pouncing upon prey as they find it or even chasing it over short distances. Some wait for passing prey in or near the mouth of a burrow. Wolf spiders resemble nursery web spiders (family Pisauridae), but wolf spiders carry their egg sacs by attaching them to their spinnerets, while the Pisauridae carry their egg sacs with their chelicerae… Read more »

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