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Photo#114219
Hogna - Hogna coloradensis - female

Hogna - Hogna coloradensis - Female
Morrison, CO, Colorado, USA
May 31, 2007
Size: 2 inches

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Hogna - Hogna coloradensis - female Hogna - Hogna coloradensis - female Hogna - Hogna coloradensis - female

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H. carolinensis?
Following up on a previous note from Lynette, what's the deal with this specimen? Dondale and others all say "abdominal ventor black"; the one specimen I have looks like the ventral side, from the chelicerae to the distal tips of the spinnerets, was dipped into a pot of black ink.

-Kevin

 
Hogna coloradensis
Drawing on Slowik & Cushing (2007), this is clearly Hogna coloradensis. They write that the species "can be separated from all other Hogna and Lycosidae by a dark area immediately anterior to the epigastric furrow as well as a small dark area just anterior to the spinnerets; the rest of the venter is light with spots".

-Kevin

 
agreed
http://www.americanarachnology.org/JoA_free/JoA_v35_n1/arac-35-1-46.pdf

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Moved from Hogna.

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