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Large Male Southern House Spider (Kukulcania hibernalis) - Kukulcania hibernalis - male

Large Male Southern House Spider (Kukulcania hibernalis) - Kukulcania hibernalis - Male
Summerville, Dorchester County, South Carolina, USA
June 25, 2013
Size: 11 mm (body length)
Today I found one of the largest male southern house spiders that I have ever seen. It would seem that he was wandering around the kitchen last night, because he fell into a plastic cup and could not climb out.

His body (not including the palps or legs) is about 11 mm (0.43 inches) long, and when he flattens his legs, he looks huge. He wouldn't stay still in that pose, but I did manage to get several good photos of him.

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Large Male Southern House Spider (Kukulcania hibernalis) - Kukulcania hibernalis - male Large Male Southern House Spider (Kukulcania hibernalis) - Kukulcania hibernalis - male Large Male Southern House Spider (Kukulcania hibernalis) - Kukulcania hibernalis - male