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Three picts. Of spider found in SEMass.
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Jun 3, 2012 15:09:02   #
Found this female spider lugging her egg sac in my garden today. Can anyone identify it for me?It may be some type of wolf spider?
Spider pict #1

Spider pict #2

spider pict #3

Spider #4

Spider #5

Spider #6-sent all for better id purposes

Jun 3, 2012 15:25:32   #
redfordl wrote:
Found this female spider lugging her egg sac in my garden today. Can anyone identify it for me?It may be some type of wolf spider?

This looks like one type of Nursery Web Spider. They carry the egg sack around with them until just before hatching and then build a type of nursery web in some weeds or grass. They do not build bug-catching webs. they rely on eating whatever bugs they can over-power.
Jun 3, 2012 15:28:55   #
You're absolutely right, horseart. It's in the family Pisauridae - VERY close relative of the wolf spiders. They carry their egg sacs in their chelicerae, while the wolf spiders carry them attached to the spinnerets, on the tip of the abdomen. From the dorsal pattern, it looks a lot like Pisaurina mira.
Jun 3, 2012 16:07:06   #
Gym and horseart thanks for your id of this spider and the info concerning this species.
Jun 3, 2012 19:31:29   #
sarge69 (a regular here)
Wonder how that would look after a 'stomp'

Jun 3, 2012 19:38:40   #
photophile (a regular here)
Nice detailed and comprehensive shots of spidey.
Jun 3, 2012 19:40:34   #
Neat photos. I have a Macro lens on the way and when I get it I want to try a get a photo of some Spiders living in the storage area of the store. They are HUGE and move very fast, usually from side to side.
Jun 4, 2012 08:27:05   #
Spiders are our friends...great shots......... :thumbup:
Jun 4, 2012 08:35:53   #
Fantastic series well done
Jun 4, 2012 09:01:20   #
These macro shots were taken with my sx40.One of these days i will get a dslr setup with a 100mm canon macro lens,but am satisfied with these shots.
Jun 4, 2012 09:48:48   #
I live about twenty minutes from you and hope to never see that spider anywhere near me.
Jun 4, 2012 11:32:47   #
sarge69 wrote:
Wonder how that would look after a 'stomp'


Bigger, but a little flat. lol
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