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Callobius nomeus

Callobius nomeus
~100 km NW of Peace River, Alberta, Canada
July 6, 2007
These spiders are really common under bark of dead spruce trees. Here I've photographed it under bark of a pine snag. Jaime Pinzon is a local spider expert and has identified it as Callobius nomeus.

Additional information on it from him: these spiders use wood cracks or small holes to hide; they build a funnel-like web that radiates out from the hiding place to catch various prey; mostly nocturnal.

Nice Picture
Under the bark of dead spruce stumps is exactly where I've been finding them in the Whitecourt area as well. I linked a couple of habitat pictures to the info page.

I noticed that! Good to see another Albertan keeping an eye on deadwood :-)

good stuff, Charlene; could Jaime check our other pix?
would be very nice having him onboard

Moved from ID Request.

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