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False Widow? - female

False Widow? - Female
Milton, Norfolk County, Massachusetts, USA
September 8, 2011
Size: 1-2"
Found this beauty in my wood pile. Is this a false widow? Any ideas? Thanks!

Moved from Spiders. Coras has now been moved out of the Hacklemesh Weaver family. I'm going to play the odds and say it's one of the Hacklemesh Weavers, though not Coras since that has now been moved to the Funnel Web Weavers.

Moved from ID Request.

Coras sp?
It is not a false widow. It looks like one of the Hacklemesh weavers, maybe a Coras sp.

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