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Spider Photos - Wolf Spiders

Here's some photos sent in by viewers. Wolf Spiders are large, hairy spiders which are usually patterned with a mixture of black, gray, and brown.  Wolf spiders, especially large ones, look very similar to spiders in the Pisauridae family (nursery web and fishing spiders), but wolf spiders are usually more robust, with shorter legs. There are more than 2000 wolf spider species. Wolf spiders have 8 eyes.  As with all spiders, wolf spiders have 8 legs, 2 body parts (cephalothorax and abdomen), and fang-like mouthparts called "chelicerae."  Like all spiders, young wolf spiders hatch from eggs and look like tiny adults.  They shed their skin as they grow.  Most wolf spiders live for several years.  In many species, female wolf spiders lay dozens of eggs at one time and wrap them in a large ball of web.  The female will then carry  the egg sac with them until the spiderlings hatch.  The gestation period is 9 to 27 days depending on the surrounding temperature and species of wolf spider. Upon hatching the, spiderlings will live on the mother's back for a few weeks until they are large enough to hunt on their own. Wolf spiders are active hunters that patrol the ground for insects, other spiders, and similar creatures.  They do not use webs to capture prey.  They live by the thousands in leaf litter and grassy areas.  Some wolf spiders build small burrows and defend a territory, others are free-roaming.  Because they are so numerous, and such voracious predators, wolf spiders are a very important part of any ecosystem in which they occur. Wolf spiders are not normally pests, but they often wander into homes.  They can bite, but they are not considered dangerous.  Wolf spiders look similar to brown recluses, and are often killed because they resemble these dangerous spiders.  With a little practice, it is easy to tell the difference between wolf spiders and brown recluses. There are several types of wolf spiders and I have tried to group them accordingly below. All photos are copyright to their owners and may not be reproduced without permission. Please choose a section.

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Spiders in Amber Closeups Ant & Wasp Mimicking Spiders
Argiopes/St. Andrew's Cross Barn Funnel Weaving Spider Basilica  Spiders
Bird Dropping Spiders Black House Spiders Bolas Spiders
Brown Recluse Spiders Candy Stripe Spiders Common House Spider
Crab Spiders Cyclosa Conica Daddy Long Legs
Daring Jumping Spiders Fishing Spiders Funnel Web (Aus)
Furrow Spider Garden Orb Weavers Ghost Spider
Giant House Spider Golden Orb Weavers Grass spiders/Funnel Weavers
Ground Spiders Hacklemesh Weavers Hobo Spiders
Huntsman Spiders Jewelled Spiders Jumping Spiders
Ladybird Spiders Leaf Curling Spiders Long Jawed Orb Weavers
Lynx Spiders Marbled Orb Weavers Micarathena
Mouse Spiders Mygalomorphs Net casting Spider
Nursery Web Spiders Parson Spiders Pirate Spiders
Pseudoscorpion Purseweb Spider Red & Black Spiders
Redback Spiders Red Spotted Ant Mimic Spiders Running Crab Spiders
Scorpion Spiders Segestria Florentina Solfugids/Camel Spiders
Southern House Spiders Spider Tats Spitting Spiders
Steatoda Tailless Whip Scorpions Tarantulas
Tengellid Spiders Trapdoor Spiders Two Spined Spiders
Venusta Orchard Spiders

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White Tailed Spiders
Widow Spiders Wolf Spiders Woodlouse Hunters
Yellow & Broad faced Sac Spiders Zoropsis spinimana  
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Carolina Wolf Spiders Rabid Wolf Spiders Burrowing Wolf Spiders

OTHER WOLF SPIDERS (1)

The surest way to recognize a wolf spider is by the general stout body shape, the eye arrangement and by the fact that they are usually not in a web. Their general body shape is somewhat stout with the cephalothorax and abdomen of about equal sizes. The legs also are stout, fairly even in length and strong enough to support the spiders weight. The legs can be compared to those of many web building spiders whose legs are much longer and thinner. In wolf spiders, the anterior eyes are made up of 4 small eyes in a row, and the posterior eyes are 4 large eyes arranged in two rows. From a front view, you can see a row of 4 small anterior eyes with two larger eyes above them and 2 eyes further back on the head. The large eyes are significant in their behaviour: wolf spiders do have good eyesight (especially for spiders) and use vision fairly extensively for prey capture, courtship and aggressive interactions. The posterior eyes give the spiders vision above them and behind them and are significant in avoiding predation or capture.

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14 December,  2014
Hi Glen, Got these two spiders from the garden (Berwick, Melbourne). Not sure of the species of the darker one. Hoping you can help. I liked your FB page by the way. Thanks in advance. Look forward to hearing from you.

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11 July, 2014:
Glen, we have a cabin in the PA mountains, I am there every weekend, & I have found some VERY large wolf spiders in it. Last summer I tried to put my tennis shoe on & there was something big in the toe so I shook it & out popped a BIG wolf spider. The worst is the time there was a HUUUUGE one on our bed! Ė at LEAST 4Ē ! PLEASE give me some insight-how can I avoid being bitten by one? I love all critters, including snakes, but I am terrified of these. Since I have been finding these, all other spiders do not scare me. I even wear socks to bed & watch the floor with a flashlight at night to make sure I donít step on one, since I see them on the floor at night. Since we have been sealing up the window cracks & the screen door, there are less than before, but they are also in the outhouse. I have a picture of a spider I saw the other day at camp on the driveway, carrying itís young. The ones in the cabin look a bit different, the legs are not hunched up so much, but outstretched.

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11 July, 2014:
Pretty sure it's a wolf spider but looks so much like a fishing spider. Very large. Bigger than a quarter but smaller than a half dollar. Thank you-Sarah

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11 July, 2014:
My grandson found this spider in Georgia. My daughter wants to know what kind it is. Thank you. - Michael

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11 July, 2014:
Sorry forgot to send the pictures Regards Dan

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Reply: This is a  wolf spider  - glen

11 July, 2014:
Do you know what kind of spider this is? I noticed it took down a lizard for lunch. Thanks, Sara

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Reply: This is a  wolf spider  - glen

11 July, 2014:
Hi, I found this in my basement in West Virginia. Any idea what type of spider this is? Thanks! Tom

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Reply: This is a female wolf spider  carrying her spiderlings - glen

11 July, 2014:
What the heck is this?

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Reply: This is a female wolf spider  carrying her spiderlings - glen

11 July, 2014:
Hi...i just came across your site while trying to identify a quite terrifying spider in my yard...im not really sure where I'm supposed to send the picture. The green on his back is a ton of baby spiders...

 

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Reply: This is a female wolf spider  carrying her spiderlings - glen

11 July, 2014:
Hi! I was looking on your site to see if I could find out what kind of spider this is... It was in our driveway... And looked like a walking piece of dirt! Any ideas? :) Thank you!

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Reply: This is a female wolf spider  carrying her spiderlings - glen

11 July, 2014:
Spider in pond with baby's on back

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Reply: This is a female wolf spider  carrying her spiderlings - glen

11 July, 2014:
My friend posted a picture of this spider, that happens to be larger than a quarter, found in her garage. We are from the lower peninsula of Michigan, if that helps. I am hoping to find out what type this is, because a few years back I saw one somewhat like it!

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11 July, 2014:
This might help

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11 July, 2014:
I found your website and wanted to know if you could help me ID this guy. Any help would be great. Andrew

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11 July, 2014:
Found it in my garage. Richmond MI USA. He's extra black from being in some chemicals. Jim

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Reply: Looks like a wolf spider - glen

11 July, 2014:
My name is edgar Can you help me identify this spider?? I live in laguna niguel, california i found it in my living room under baby bag that was on the floor for like a week, it was like 1.75in total biggest i ever seen inside the house and the second one in one week, wife saw the other one and say it look the same no pic on that one...thanks for info. How dangerous?? My Baby was playing right next to the bag when i move the bag it was about one feet from him

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Reply: Looks like a wolf spider - glen

11 July, 2014:
Hello, I live outside of Houston TX and constantly find this type of spider in our home. They are approximately the size of a quarter, maybe slightly larger. Can you please help ID? I have a 3 year old and want to ensure I'm not dealing with a deadly spider. Thank you!!!!

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Reply: Looks like a wolf spider - glen

19 June, 2014:
I live in Bakersfield, ca and found this in my garage . Do you have any idea what it is?

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Reply: Looks like a wolf spider - glen

19 June, 2014:
Hello, Any way you can identify the spider in these grapes? Thanks!

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Reply: Looks like a wolf spider - glen

19 June, 2014:
Hi! We have found about five of these spiders in our house over the past couple of weeks. We live in Columbus, GA. I'm hoping this is a wolf spider and not a brown recluse? Can you please help me identify? Thank you so much!!

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Reply: Looks like a wolf spider - glen

19 June, 2014:
I live and found these spiders in Missouri. I'm pretty freaked out right now because as soon as I found the first one in my front yard under a rock, my mom found the second one in a drawer on the back porch. Could you please let me know what you think they might be exactly? Thank you for your time. -Danielle

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Reply - Well camoflauged!! - glen

8 June, 2014:  
Wolf Spider in Camo, Wagoner County, Ok  - Ellen

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Reply: This is a wolf spider  - glen

6 May, 2014:
Love you website! I am attaching a couple of pictures of a wolf spider I found in my house earlier this year. At first, I just left it alone, but then it decided to rest in the middle of my floor in the dark and I walk around barefoot. I captured it and the picture in the jar is the spider attacking a baby Cuban cockroach I fed it. It was really cold when I found the spider so I waited for warmer weather before releasing it outside. I don't know if the quality is high enough for your site or not. I live in Wyoming--where the rule is no one kills spiders that are not in the house and only those in the house that cannot be identified as "safe". Orb weavers are probably my favorite type of spider. Sheri

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Reply: This is a wolf spider  - glen

6 May, 2014:
My Friend found this guy by her bed she says he is as big as her hand I cant tell what kind of spider he is though. IF you would be so kind as to let me know what he is and if he is dangerous please and thank you, Mitchell

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Reply: This is a wolf spider  - glen

6 May, 2014:
Hi! I was wondering if you could help me out I have alot of spiders at my house, everyday I see about 3-5 the most common ones I see are these. I live in northern Indiana, and don't think these are poisonous but just wanted to make sure. After looking at your site the first ones look like a wood/wolf spider? But wasn't sure. I would appreciate any advice. Thanks, jennifer.

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Reply: This is a wolf spider  - glen

6 May, 2014:
Hi I live in Las Vegas and am pretty sure this is a brown recluse but it was out in open during day so not sure, can u help?? My email is lisadolphin38@gmail.com. Thank you!!!

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Reply: This is a wolf spider  - glen

6 May, 2014:
Good day, Can you please help me to identify this spider. We found it this morning in our house and I'm not a big fan of spiders... We tried to get the spider out then it jumped... If would appreciate a speedy response please. Thanking you in advance. Maryna

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Reply: This is a wolf spider  - glen

6 May, 2014:
. Could you tell me what you think this spider is, i found it in my little pond in the back yard. Thx

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Reply: Looks like a wolf spider - glen

6 May, 2014:
Hi do you think you could help us identify thus spider we live in northern Indiana. I took these with my cell phone and they don't show much detail but I did take some with my camera if you'd like to see those. The glaze or white spot is not coloring it's a glare of its eye which it has 2 but they are stacked 2 and 2 Thanks Angi

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3 April, 2014:
Hello, I live in central texas, and I found this spider this morning on my kitchen curtains. It wasn't aggressive in any way. But then found another right outside my back door. Please help me identify this spider and if is harmful to me or my husband. Thank you.

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3 April, 2014:
What Spider is this?

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Reply: Thanks for sharing those pics and info - glen

2 April, 2014:
Good day Glen I found this beauty in my back yard and thought I would keep it for a while to study it, as I love spiders. I have the Bracho Golden Knee Tarantula as well. She's beautiful. Light brown appearance with a dedicated yellow/brown line alongside her cephalothorax with the typical crown pattern on the top. Image 1 and 2 shows pictures of the wolf spider carrying her egg sack. Image 2 and 3 shows how she built her tunnel to the water cup (which I removed to take the picture) and then downwards. The tunnel goes down all the way to the bottom of the tank, which is about 55 mm / 2 inches deep.. Image 5 and 6 further shows the cover she built, that leads to the tunnel. Image 7 she came out to hunt Image 8 and 9 shows where she's just waiting for prey (crickets that I put in the tank). Image 10 shows a weird position, do you know why she sits "ass up" at her tunnel? The egg sack is sticking out the tunnel? Was she ready to be fertilized and waiting on a male or what's the deal? As far as I know she gets the sperm from the male beforehand right? If not I better go look for a male. She killed and ate the other poor spider I put in the tank with her before she laid the eggs and built the tunnel. Or could it be that the babies is about to be hatched? She's been sitting like this for 2 days now? If this Samsung S4 would focus manually I would be able to take much better pictures. The auto-focus, when I want to take a close-up shot, focuses nicely and then it blurs. When it's too close it won't focus properly, even though it gets to that perfect focus point, the software probably reads it as wrong and it de-focuses. I will try take better pictures though. I also want to capture her hunting. Anyway, thought I would share with you. Morne South-Africa

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Reply: Yes this is a wolf spider - glen

2 April, 2014:
Dear Glenn, I am very afraid of spiders but I try to overcome my phobia by trying to understand these insects.Your website, though disgusting, is very helpful. I like in Charlottesville, VA, in the countryside. We have water bugs because there is a little stream just across my house (I'm on the first floor). I saw a spider, not big, in my house the other day. It seems to jump and it was running on the floor. It did look like a mini tarantula. Here is two pictures of the one I saw today on my porch, who looks the same. I was wondering if it is a wolf spider? Thank you!

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Reply: This is a wolf spider - glen

2 April, 2014:
Hi Glen, I found your site while trying to identify this very large spider that I found out in the field. I can't find a picture of one anywhere. I'd like to send you a picture but didn't want to attach it without your permission. Could I send one of the pictures and maybe you can identify it? We live in the country half way between Berthoud and Longmont in Northern Colorado. Thank you, Kathy, Berthoud, Colorado
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13 February, 2014:
What kind of Spider is this?

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13 February, 2014:
Hi Glen, We live in Australia and I found your website when searching for details about a spider we found in our home. Would you happen to know what this spider is? It crawled over my 8 year old son and he was bitten by it. We have monitored him and his arm was painful but it seems to have eased off. Can you help us identify this? Regards, Monique.

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10 February, 2014:
Eastern province of Saudi Arabia. It was a fairly cold day, about 14C, the length was about 2CM not including the legs. A Saudi told me it was venomous as in harmful to humans but it looks fairly tame to me. Regards, Roy

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26 January, 2014:
Hello I found this in my grandfathers clock today and was wondering if is was poisonous Sincerely, Jennifer

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26 January, 2014:
Is this a clear top one? I caught him earlier and i want to know what kind of spider he might be

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19 December, 2013:
Hi there I've been trying to identify the attached spider found in my house in Florida, USA and ran across your lovely site. Thought I'd take a chance to see if you happen to know what kind of spider this one is. Thanks for your help (and for your site!) Wendy

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24 October, 2013:
Hello, his big boy was in my garage, do you believe it is a wolf spider? I didn't see 8 eyes, but I was not looking that close. If it is a wolf, should I have bite concerns for my pets and kids? I left him to his business and hoping i made the right decision :). Thanks for your help!!

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24 October, 2013:
Hi Glen, this spider was found on the side of my brick house in Ohio a week or so ago. Itís quite large and I thought it might be a wolf spider, however I have read that wolf spiders are gray or brown, not black. Iíve searched over a week and canít identify it. Any ideas what type of spider this might be?

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24 October, 2013:
Hi, Please could you help with any information on the attached spider photo. We saw a spider like the one in the photo attached in our garden in south east Bulgaria. Many thanks, Pat Finney

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24 October, 2013:
Can you identify this solder for me please? Thank you. I do not know what to feed it, and can't fund the source of food.

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12 October, 2013:
Thank you! I live in Missouri. I work a graveyard shift at Columbia College and find all sorts of spiders and centipedes that feed off of an endless supply of pill bugs or rolly pollies. Your site is helping me get over my fear of spiders. My favorite find so far has been the Daring Jumping Spider, but the Wood Louse spider is also pretty cool looking. Here are a few more pics of spiders I haven't been able to identify yet. The 7 legged spider looks like a wolf spider a deformed body. I know one is a type of crab spider. The spherical ones put up webs all over the building. Thanks again for you help. Feel free to share the pics if you'd like. - Jared

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Reply: No it won't kill, nice to hear from an Aussie!! Of course all things are bigger and brighter here down under!! Nice wolf spider and nice pic!!

 

11 October, 2013:
hello can you help me this was seen by my son in Tasmania on a farm and we can not find out any info on it can they kill lol any thing you can help me with would be great Kevin

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10 October, 2013:
I found this near my fence in the backyard. My home is in Franklin Indiana. Could it be a spider that someone let loose, or a native of Indiana? Any help is appreciated. I have never seen a spider this big around here. I live in a neighborhood too. He was very passive and calm. Slow moving too. He hung out on a shovel for probably a half hour while I showed him off. If I put something in front of him, he would put his front legs up in the air. I didn't kill him, I let him go in a street drain. Any help is appreciated, thanks!! Keith Bergman

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10 October, 2013:
This one was outside Quite big What is it? Regards Bonnie

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10 October, 2013:
Any idea what kind of spider this is? I'm not sure if its just cold (lethargic) or if its dying though. Thanks! Becca

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10 October, 2013:
I found this spider in my garage on 10/07/2013. It is in a small drinking cup and its legs span the size of about a silver dollar. The bottom of the cup measures 48 millimeters across and the opening of the cup is 77 millimeters across. The height of the cup is 70 millimeters tall. I hope this helps and I appreciate your time. Best, Chuck

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10 October, 2013:
Sorry the pic didn't copy on my email to you. Here it is. Thanks Crystal h

 

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10 October, 2013:
Found this spider trying to get in my house! Can you tell me what it is? We live in the Kansas City area in Missouri, USA. Kathy

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10 October, 2013:
Is this real? If so where is it native too. I think my buddy is pulling some sort of a hoax lol

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10 October, 2013:
This spider was found in my yard in western East TN. The coin is a quarter.

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10 October, 2013:
I found him in my living room. He is about 1 1/4" long. We r in Nj. Thanks

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7 October, 2013:
Wow, some really great photos. Iím the only spider lover in our family, Iím afraid. Attached are a couple of my favorites. I think an Orb Spider (Dallas, TX) and Wolf Spider (Chester Springs, PA).

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8 September, 2013:
Hi, after many hours searching the web for this spider, you are my last hope. I live in Steamboat Springs Co and in the last week I have seen 3 of these spiders. Found them on a walking trail, garage and today in the house. They are about 4 inch in diameter with legs. They are a reddish brown color with black tipped legs. When catching this guy he kinda hopped around. Thanks! Your site is great!!

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8 September, 2013:
Found this one in chester va

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23 August, 2013:
What kind of spider is this? Oklahoma City

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Reply: Wolf spider  - glen

23August, 2013:
Good Day, Spiderzrule! I LOVE your site and have used it a lot over the past couple of years. I havenít yet submitted an ID request, but I have caught a couple of beauties over the last couple of days and would like some help with identifying them. The first is a very light-tannish, almost pink looking female. She was in a web outside my house. She seems shy and hides in the top corner of the terrarium where she canít easily be seen. Last night she was busily moving around the ďhouseĒ making webs, it seemed. And every once in a while she would retreat back to the corner and rest. I have never seen a spider like her and would like to know what she is. The second picture is what I believe to be a wolf spider, though she could be a fishing spider as well. I canít really make out the eyes and she isnít keen to show off like the ones (wolf and fishing) that I have had in the past. I thank you for your time and assistance! Mike

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Reply: I don't know what they call it in Greece but this is a  wolf spider  - glen

4 August, 2013:
Hello, this spider was found in Northern Greece. Can you recognize the species? I think the locals call it "Brown Hermit" which is one of the two dangerous species in Greece, but I think I am wrong. Thank you for your help George

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Reply: This is a  wolf spider  - glen

4 August, 2013:
Good Day. I got a couple of pictures of these spiders that seem to like to hang out on the boat. The boat is moored on the Colorado River. Near lets say Blythe. Do they bite? They were fighting when we first found them. We did kick them off the boat for fighting. Thank you for any help you can give me. -LML

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Reply: This is a female wolf spider  carrying her babies - glen

4 August, 2013:
Hi I wanted to send you these I found in the backyard. You helped me identify some false widows a couple of months ago. Is this a wolf spider and her thousands of babies?? Thought u would find it interesting!! Thanks again!!! Carly

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Reply: This is a wolf spider   - glen

4 August, 2013:
This was taken in Tennessee on a small island for camping on Lake Douglas. These spiders were running at us and our dog at very fast speeds and rearing up while running. We put a silver dollar next to this one(found in fire pit)to show the body size(approx 2 and 3\4 inches long w\legs), but they were fast and intelligent and found mostly on the ground(some had holes\dens under rock or wood). Wish I had taken closer pictures. And maybe captured one for closer examination(thru glass) I have learned much from your web site. And have a new appreciation for these incredible 8 legged creatures. This looks similar to some photos of Hobo and\or Wandering spiders, however I am holding out for a more edjucated guess. Wish I had read your web site prior to seeing these. Just a magnificent camoflage. I have never experienced such an aggressive group of spiders in my 42 years of life. And I have been camping and hiking all over the USA, Mexico, and Canada. No spiders were harmed here, though their aggressive nature was a bit unerving. Thank You for your help in this matter, and for Your time, education, experience and consideration. Sincerily, Lynn

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Reply:  Thanks, nice shots. This is a female wolf spider with her babies   - glen

4 August, 2013:
Glen, I know this is a wolf spider but I was so proud of the shots I had to share. She was so calm and patient for me to get close enough to take the shots! Once again I live in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma.

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Reply:  This is a wolf spider  - glen

4 August, 2013:
Hi Glen, While on in trip in south east Arizona, near the border of Mexico (We were at Oro Blanco Mine about 30 miles south Arivaca, AZ) my dad and I stumbled upon about 4-5 of these very large spiders. It was night and their eyes would reflect in the light of our flashlight. They were about the size of the palm of your hand. They did not look like Tarantulas to me, but I'm no expert. Are they dangerous? What are they?

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Reply:  This is a wolf spider  - glen

4 August, 2013:
I found this spider in my husbands shop. We live in Oklahoma and I am new to the region. 

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Reply: This is a wolf spider   - glen

4 August, 2013:
Hi Glen. I live in San Diego, CA and found this bugger on my front porch yesterday morning. It looks exactly like the spider on your homepage. (Third from the left) What kind of spider is this? Thanks

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Reply: This is a wolf spider   - glen

4 August, 2013:
Hi. My name is vanessa. . Im trying to find out the names of these spiders there near my home and I just want to be sure there is no cause for concern.

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29 May, 2013:
I looked through many photos and can't identify this one. It was in our backyard in Florida in USA and measured about 5cm. Any ideas? Thanks so much.

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29 May, 2013:
We found this in our basement bathroom. What is this?

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29 May, 2013:
Very Young wolf spider, Waggoner County - Ellen

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29 May, 2013:
Hey Glen, it's me again. I am still in Tanzania. Found this fella here this morning What do you think big Wolfspider or Tarantula? And do you think it's toxic? What shall I feed him/her? All the best Marc

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29 May, 2013:
Glen, I never knew what this was and thought it could be anything until I read that Wolf Spiders are the only spiders to carry their young on their back. I was in North Fork, California in the Sierra Nevada. September 2011. I assume it was pre-rainy season just before the spiders come out from their holes. Thanks Jessi

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29 May, 2013:
Please help me identify these spiders :)

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29 May, 2013:
Hi! We found this spider outside on our drive way. We live on Grosse Ile, MI. It's an island in south east Michigan. Thanks! Laurie

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29 May, 2013:
Glen, I caught this guy in my office. He curls up and plays dead but is still alive. Back legs are longer than front. Can you tell me if he is poisonous?

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29 May, 2013:
Is it a wolf spider?

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29 May, 2013:
Found in Southern California US.

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Reply: This is probably a wolf spider and its not poisonous. Spiders are venomous not poisonous and all spiders have venom of some kind!! - glen

13 April, 2013:
IS IT POISONOUS?

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Reply: This is probably a wolf spider  - glen

13 April, 2013:
What kind of spider is this? Is it poisonous? I found it outside my house and its about the size of a half dollar coin.

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Reply: This is a wolf spider  - glen

1 April, 2013:
Hi my name is Dama. And i was wondering if you could tell me what kind of spider this is. I have googled spider species and i have yet to find any that looks like this. It was a pretty big spider about the size of my palm. It was living outside in a creves over my front door it made a funnel web in between the wood and concrete brick of my home. It had came out during daylight but crawls back in the hole i guess during the night. Im not sure but hopefully you can help me. Thanks!

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Reply: This looks like a wolf spider and they are found pretty much everywhere - glen

6 March, 2013:
Hi, We have found a spider in our UK warehouse in the South East of England. We have just had a shipment of stock delivered from Australia and would like to know what this spider is and whether it is from the UK or Australia. Thanks. Chris

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6 March, 2013:
Can u tell me about this spider? My yard is infested with them, large and small Jennifer

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6 March, 2013:
Was taking this photo at my work place. I saw this spider with the egg sack on her back. Its something unique.

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14 January, 2013:
Hi Glen We live in South Africa, Rustenburg we found this spider in our home. Can you tell us what kind of spider this is.

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31 December, 2012:
A ranger identified this spider as a wolf spider, which made sense to me given te overall appearance of it. Actual legspan about 5 centimeters. Picture taken in Costa Rica, in the Arenal region.,

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31 December, 2012:
I am not sure if this is an indigenous spider or if you are familiar with it in Australia as well. Last night this 'little' chap came for a visit. Your help would be appreciated. Thank you, Roberta

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