Dysdera crocata
(Woodlouse Hunter)

Picture ID 8371

Picture of Dysdera crocata (Woodlouse Hunter) - Male - Dorsal

Comments & ID Thoughts

Found at the bottom of a wood pile next to the exterior wall of my shop. It was in the vicinity of several Giant House Spiders, slugs, and snails. The spider seemed to want to burrow or bury itself after being uncovered.

  • Submitted by: 
    Tom-Egan
  • Submitted: Apr 1, 2018
  • Photographed: Apr 1, 2018
  • Spider: Dysdera crocata (Woodlouse Hunter)
  • Sex: 
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  • Maturity: 
    Adult
  • Location: St. Helens, Oregon, United States
  • Spotted Outdoors: Man-made structure (building wall, fences, etc.),Ground layer (leaf litter, dirt, grass, etc),Under rock, log, or debris
  • Found in web?: No
  • Attributes: Dorsal
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ItsyBitsy

Hi, this is a Woodlouse Hunter, Dysdera crocata.

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