Agelenopsis
(Grass Spiders)

Picture ID 92740

Picture of Agelenopsis (Grass Spiders) - Male - Dorsal

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Is this a brown recluse ?

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Hi, this is a male Grass Spider (Agelenopsis sp.). I’ve been doing this for over ten years (I volunteer on several sites) and have yet to see an ID request from NJ that was actually a Recluse (Loxosceles). Which isn’t to say they don’t occasionally hitch a ride from out of state, that is bound to happen and it’s just a matter of time before a legit ID request from NJ turns up, really I’m surprised it hasn’t happened yet … however they’re not running all over the place like some people would have you believe. Here’s a map from… Read more »

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