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Tengellid Wolfspider - Hogna coloradensis - male

Tengellid Wolfspider - Hogna coloradensis - Male
Cochiti Lake, Sandoval County, New Mexico, USA
May 19, 2010
Size: 2 inches dia.
These guys are welcome in my home. They take care of less desirable creatures.

Moved from Wolf Spiders.
Tentative placement without a ventral. ID based on distribution of dark coloration on the carapace.

Moved from ID Request.

Lycosid -
I think... Wolf spiders and tengellids are two different families, I believe. I'm glad that you accept them in your home - definitely harmless and can be beneficial, as you say...

I love the slate-pastel coloring on many of the southern wolf spiders!

That's to coordinate with the
That's to coordinate with the adobe. :-) (Spent a summer in Santa Fe.)


I'm 35 minutes from SF and my
I'm 35 minutes from SF and my house is adobe in color.

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