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zonbonzovi

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Haven't seen this one before & can't find my spider ID book...any leads that could advance my cause? Sorry for the darkness. God hates Washington.


 
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TheTyro

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Where did ya find it, and in what sort of conditions? Also, does it make a cribellate type web?

Looks familiar, I'm pretty sure Rod had told me what these guys are in the past. I'll see if I can dig up some info!
 

zonbonzovi

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Heya- same place as the folding door spiders of the above post- old fir tree stumps. This one was closer to the surface, hiding out behind bark w/o webbing. Before I got a closer look, I thought it was some weird Callobius, but couldn't find a match.

Edit: ya know, the more I look at it, the more I can't discount Callobius. I stumbled on this too:

http://bugguide.net/node/view/328621/bgimage
 
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TheTyro

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Callobius pictus doesn't seem like a match?

edit: I didn't see your edit. XD
 

jsloan

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I agree with Callobius sp. of some kind. I've collected adult male and female C. nomeus from under the loose bark of old decaying spruce stumps, in shady, humid areas of north-central Alberta forests, similar to the habitat you describe. I have no idea what species you've got, though. The males are easier to ID than the females.





 

cacoseraph

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i would have guessed amaurobiidae, too

they always look kinda evil to me, that's how i know =P


they make crib web, i think
 
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