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Species Kukulcania hibernalis - Southern House Spider

HUGE Irridescent Black Spider - Kukulcania hibernalis - female Sothern house spider? - Kukulcania hibernalis Southern House Spider pic #3 - Kukulcania hibernalis brown spider - Kukulcania hibernalis Kukulcania hibernalis - female Large Black Spider - Kukulcania hibernalis Kukulcania hibernalis (Southern house spider) - Kukulcania hibernalis - female spider found in a dark shed-bottom view - Kukulcania hibernalis
Classification
Kingdom Animalia (Animals)
Phylum Arthropoda (Arthropods)
Subphylum Chelicerata (Chelicerates)
Class Arachnida (Arachnids)
Order Araneae (Spiders)
Infraorder Araneomorphae (True Spiders)
No Taxon (Haplogynae)
Family Filistatidae (Crevice Weavers)
Genus Kukulcania
Species hibernalis (Southern House Spider)
Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
Identification
Voucher male & female:


Textbook male & female:
Remarks
Females are frequently mistaken for small tarantulas or trapdoor spiders. Males are often mistaken for recluse spiders (Loxosceles). This is a totally harmless species that builds "messy" webs emanating from crevices, often on the outside of homes.