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Pholcid outdoors! - Holocnemus pluchei

Pholcid outdoors! - Holocnemus pluchei
Riparian Preserve at the Gilbert Water Ranch, Gilbert, Maricopa County, Arizona, USA
April 27, 2010
Size: ~7-8 mm body
These were in abundance amid cacti and other vegetation along the trails through the preserve. I'm thinking the species is Holocnemus pluchei, but looking for confirmation.

Moved
Moved from Cellar Spiders.

 
You are absolutely correct! A
You are absolutely correct! Although its diagnostic wide, black ventral stripe isn't visible, only the Marbled Cellar Spider has this unique "marbled" appearance. It was introduced from the Mediterranean region and is now widespread throughout the southwestern United States. It is much more tolerant of hot, exposed areas than other pholcids. This is an adult female.

Aren't those the famed Pseuton Spiders?

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