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Unidentified spider, looks cool

Discussion in 'True Spiders & Other Arachnids' started by BCscorp, May 9, 2017.

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    Hi, saw this spider today, thought I show e'rybody
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  2. Ungoliant

    Ungoliant Arachnoprince Active Member

    Nice wolf spider (Lycosidae).
     
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  3. Smokehound714

    Smokehound714 Arachnoking Active Member

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    Trochosa terricola
     
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  4. Leila

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    Absolutely gorgeous spooder :joyful:
     
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  5. Ratmosphere

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    What a beauty!
     
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  6. It's my understanding that Trochosa terricola and Trochosa ruricola are pretty indistinguishable from each other in a dorsal view photo. I am no expert on these, but that's what I've heard from others who've worked with the descriptions.
     
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  7. Location is south Vancouver Island.
    Ill find some other species to photo.
     
  8. Rick McJimsey

    Rick McJimsey Arachnoprince Arachnosupporter

    Armadillium vulgare photobomb!
     
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  9. Thanks to all for the replies.
     
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  10. Hey here's another spider.
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  11. Leila

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    Please keep snapping photos :)
    I love it!
     
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  12. Todays find, good size one Id say.
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  13. Leila

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  14. It is pretty nice pattern and colour.
     
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  15. Leila

    Leila Arachnobaron Active Member

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    Any idea what species it is?
     
  16. pannaking22

    pannaking22 Arachnoking Active Member

    Looks good for Eratigena atrica, which is the newish name for the giant house spider.
     
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  17. Ungoliant

    Ungoliant Arachnoprince Active Member

    Likely Eratigena atrica, but a ventral shot would confirm the species. (Eratigena agrestis can look similar.)

    Both are native to Europe, but they aren't medically significant despite the B.S. about hobo spiders.
     
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  18. Thank you for the info. I will try to get a ventral pic next week. Theres plenty of specimens there.
     
  19. Wee jumping spider in my car
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