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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
Moved from Spiders.

spider
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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