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Hogna carolinensis? - Heteropoda venatoria

Hogna carolinensis? - Heteropoda venatoria
N. Topsail Beach, Onslow County, North Carolina, USA
August 30, 2012
Size: 3.5"
I'm almost sure this is a Carolina wolf spider although it looks much lighter than most of the pictures I've seen here.

Moved from Spiders.

Moved to spiders
Moved from Carolina Wolf Spider.

Actually I'm pretty sure it's Heteropoda venatoria. Compare with

It's probably best that you post your spider images to the spider page since that's the first place we go to check for new spiders. Thanks!

Think your right on your ID
Nice id - looks like a dead ringer. A little out of the range given, but definitely the same spider. Thanks for the help!

Heteropoda venatoria in NC
yes, it appears to be a bit out of range. I will see if I can find a reference to this species in NC.

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