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Photo#94191
Spider BG529 - Metaltella simoni - female

Spider BG529 - Metaltella simoni - Female
Baton Rouge, Hilltop Arboretum, East Baton Rouge Parish, Louisiana, USA
October 29, 2006
Size: body length 10.2 mm.
Found under a rotting log.
It seems quite similar to Graham Montgomery's unidentified spider seen here.
Gayle

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Moved from Hacklemesh Weavers. Stumbled on this by accident... noticed that the epigyne is a good match for Metaltella simoni. That's a pretty common species in Louisiana. An excellent set of images, as always! :-)

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Amaurobiidae
I agree, it is a hacklemesh weaver, though I'm not certain of the genus. I have my hands full with spider wasps at the moment:-)

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