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Feisty Spider - female

Feisty Spider - Female
Alexandria, Fairfax County, Virginia, USA
July 21, 2008
Going through my archives just now I ran across this scene - that's quite a haul for that spider! I know it's not the best detail, but is it possible to ID it? Entire beetle left in for size comparison.

Beetle here

Moved from Spiders.

I'm not sure. I'm having a hard time figuring this one out. Maybe Family Amaurobiidae - Hacklemesh Weaver?

I think you're right!
Looking through the photos there, the abdominal patterns certainly match, and then I found this photo which shows the same eye arrangement and big chelicerae:

Thank you!

Prey is
Cyclocephala sp.

Yes -
I figured it was one of the masked chafers that plague my patio lights in the summer en masse. Thanks!

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