- May 1, 2004
This little guy/gal has set up shop underneath the garage just recently, way back in a corner. I can't really get a good picture of it, due to its location and the darkness, so I apologize for the quality of the pics. Right now, the spider is a bit over 2 inches, or roughly 5 centimeters, in diameter, so it is probably not fully-grown. It has the classic Tegenaria pattern and web structure. I thought it was an Aegilenopsis at first, but the pattern is very different from any of the "Grass Spiders" we have, and it does not exhibit those long, pointy spinnerettes that are a very obvious feature of the Aegilenopsis spiders. I included a recent photo of one of those for comparison. I'm located in northeastern South Carolina, by the way.