Cleveland, Cuyahoga County, Ohio, USA June 20, 2009 Size: 1-2 inches
Discovered while cleaning out basement that had not been used in 15+ years. Pulled some carpet down (carpet was nailed to the brick wall--old studio space), and under a piece of wood was this spider. Thought it was a beetle at first, due to the size. area was damp (water seeps is with heavy rains). plenty of common spiders down there; nothing else like this (I hope!).
Contributed by willeadie on 20 June, 2009 - 7:36pm Last updated 24 August, 2009 - 9:45am
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