Can I get an ID on this spider type please?
>>3785532Some sort of wolf spider.I love wolf spiders. They carry their babies on their back
>>3785532I think it may be a Schizocosa sp.hard to tell in pic
>>3785532>>3785549>Schizocosa sp.Yeah, upon a better look I have to guess Schizocosa mccookiyou should keep her, they are nice
>>3785536>>3785549>>3785566>>3785570nice thanks frens. i threw her in the field across the street. i think that's where she came from.
>>3785549>SchizocosaThat's actually a name of a spider. I thought you were baiting.
>>3785671indeed.I'd have kept her myself, especially since I miss this little guy. He used to enjoy climbing on the back of my hand to hang out. probably for warmth>>3785677Yeah.I do wonder where that name originated. could be interesting.mccooki is named after a pretty famous arachnologist, that much I know
>>3785570>>3785711how do you even begin wanting to hold spiders
>>3785796After a bit of observation you'll realize that spiders aren't a specific threat to us. Wolf spiders have proven to be pretty relaxed in general so I don't mind holding them after a bit of bonding. if you slowly move your finger towards the front of the spider, using your nail as a shield if you feel you need to, you'll get one of two main reactions. Either the spider will run when you get too close, or the spider will pick up one or two front legs and touch your finger when you get close enough. If you get the second reaction you have an open door to bond. Just be aware that if the spider feels comfortable enough it might just climb up your finger.Or if a wold spider is to much you could always go find a Tegenaria. They don't bite and if they somehow do their fangs are small and sharp so you wont feel it and their venom is nothing to us whatsoever
>>3785711>I do wonder where that name originated. could be interesting.>Greek -oeides "like," from eidos "form, shape">Cosa, italian, "thing."Shaped like a thing. Useful.
>>3785796Well here... We pit spiders for fun so
>>3785835one time I picked up a wolf spider because i thought my cat was fucking with a tree frog that got inside. She was pawing at something under the cabinet and I got a handful of spider instead of frog. I freaked out and dropped it but looking back on it it was actually a pretty chill spider. anyway, just a fun little story.
While we're at it anyone wanna ID this little thing?
>>3785532It's a wolf spider. They get very large sometimes. Saw one that big in Vacaville a couple years ago.
>>3785877So could be about the lateral line that helps ID the genus
>>3786116Yeah. Wolf spiders seem to possess enough of both intelligence and eyesight to be pretty relaxed spider. That's exactly why I say to approach from the front. Dar less likely to get spooked I'd it sees you coming
>>3786143Google says stonefly
I have an irrational hatred of wolf spiders ever since one climbed into my bed and bit me in the balls while I was sleeping.
>>3787520That'd do it. I feel the same way about jellyfish because one swam up my swimsuit with predictable results.
>>3787520>>3787528I've got a phobia of centipedes ever since I lost one of my pinkie toes to one.
>>3787537Thats rough Anon.
>>3787537Ugh, I hate centipedes as is, can't stand that thought. Not house centipedes though, I think those are cool.
Ok the strangest thing. Wife comes home last night and is in the garage (this thing was at our front door previously), and she says>anon that spider is backsure enough this fucking SCHIZO is back but inside the garage? wtf? i took it back in the same container and walked to the end of the street and then threw it back in the field. what are the chances it returns? and why the hell was it in my garage?
>>3788850Probably a different spider.It's the time of year for many types of spiders to be active
>>3789113you don't think it has a nest or something nearby? kinda felt bad, but desu it can't live in the garage lol
>>3789846It's not very likely it was trying to get back to anywhere. Spiders are frequently mobile moving around to find food and whatnot.Odd are there is a bunch of them around you so you're likely going to see more at some point. Especially males looking for a mate.Spiders are everywhere. I'm sure your garage is home to many. You just for lucky enough to catch a couple between hiding spots.
Lucky fuck, wolf spiders are based pets
>>3789855checked. thanks for the reply, anon.
>>3785700Extremely fake and not hetero
>>3785536When I was playing tennis indoors in Alaska with a group of retirees they would call me over to shoot spiders off the courts. One time it was a mother spider with her back covered in spiderlings. I scooped her and her brood up on a sheet of paper and put her in a safe place.
>>3792686>shoot spiders off the courtsshoot or or "shoo"?
Why did I come here, I hate spiders with a passionYou people are crazy
>>3794148Because you love the images.
>>3785532you can try using (((inaturalist)))
>>3794148>You people are crazyYes.And?
>>3794205>MFW I ID'd the spider less than half an hour after OP asked>MFW tinfoilfag
>>3785566Based schizo spider
Fuck that. See ya
>>3785535this made me laugh far more than it should have.