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chocolate brown spider - Kukulcania hibernalis - female

chocolate brown spider - Kukulcania hibernalis - Female
Columbia, Lexington County, South Carolina, USA
April 1, 2011
Size: body - approx. 1 inch
For weeks, I have been stalking this poor spider who resides behind my electric meter box just outside my back door. It is a beautiful chocolate brown color, mostly smooth, and very shy. It comes out right after dark, but appears to stick close to home. After a couple of flashes from my camera, it scurries back behind its box. I haven't managed to get very good shots of it, but hopefully these will be good enough for an ID.

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chocolate brown spider - Kukulcania hibernalis - female chocolate brown spider - Kukulcania hibernalis - female

Moved
Moved from ID Request. I agree with Sara.

Southern House Spider?
I'm not an expert, but with that cribellate silk radiating out from the tube, along with the shape of the carapace and SC for a location I'll bet you have Kukulcania hibernalis:

but wait for one of the experts to be sure.

 
Thanks, Sara. That sure look
Thanks, Sara. That sure looks like it!

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