St. James, Phelps County, Missouri, USA April 26, 2012 Size: 1" body - 2 1/2" legspan
From looking around, I believe this to be Hogna aspersa. I know at last wolf spider posting, I was told there were no wolf spider experts on here, but hoping that someone can confirm or deny my educated guess. I captured this wolf spider with egg sac to house it until the spiderlings hatch. I am keeping it in my 5th grade classroom as a learning experience for my students. I would love to be able to give a species identification to the kids.
Contributed by Nathanael Siders on 30 April, 2012 - 6:26pm Last updated 1 May, 2012 - 8:46am
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