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. - Kukulcania - male

. - Kukulcania - Male
Yucca Valley, San Bernardino County, California, USA
July 16, 2010
Size: 1.5 in
On my patio, largest spider I've seen in a while.

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. - Kukulcania - male . - Kukulcania - male - female

Moved from Kukulcania.

Moved from Spiders.

Male Kukulcania
Male crevice weaver.

It is an adult male Kukulcani
It is an adult male Kukulcania (Filistatidae) which look very different from the bulkier, darker females. Unfortunately to identify it to species would require a very close examination of the palps.

Ach, I was so close.. (I was
Ach, I was so close.. (I was searching for "cucu"). Thanks, Eric!


Yes, it would seem. But the more interesting question for me is: a male what? It superficially reminds me of the Pholcidae, but I think it's something else (look at those thick, furry legs). Perhaps Ken or someone will immediately recognize it?


I checked out the Pholcidae...
And this one had much thicker body and legs.

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