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Insect and Spider Identification: Spider ID please? Brown-black, about the span of a quarter.

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schweetzbughunt
Coupeville, WA

July 21, 2013
2:48 PM

Post #9607435

We found this fella dying in water. We're on Whidbey Island, Washington State. Any idea?

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Flapdoodle
Minot, ND

July 21, 2013
6:16 PM

Post #9607651

This appears to be a male folding door spider in the genus Antrodiaetus; likely Antrodiaetus pacificus - http://www.projectnoah.org/spottings/16379241
Males often leave their burrows in search of mates.

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