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Sonoran desert spider - Camptocosa

Sonoran desert spider - Camptocosa
Tucson, Pima County, Arizona, USA
July 27, 2008
Size: 0.5-0.75 inches
I saw this spider in the Sonoran Desert just outside of Tucson. A large number of them come out and become active at dusk.

Moved from Wolf Spiders.
Tentative placement while we learn more about this genus. This *might* be Camptocosa parallela.

Moved from Spiders.

Female wolf spider
with her babies on her back! Lycosidae, but we don't know enough to say which one.

Oh, that's really cool! I co
Oh, that's really cool! I couldn't make out what was so unusual about its abdomen. Thanks. :)

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