Subject: Spider Identification
Location: 40.0911300,-79.5890170
March 2, 2017 11:39 am
Found in Everson Pennsylvania late February of 2017. The weather was warmer (58-63 degrees F). It was on an outside screen door.
Signature: Tiffany Lint

Wolf Spider

Dear Tiffany,
We believe your Wolf Spider is in the genus
Hogna, possibly Hogna baltimoriana which is described on BugGuide as being:  “Sternum black, chelicerae dark reddish to black. Abdomen yellowish with 5 or 6 chevrons posteriorly. Heart mark brown. Venter black posterior to the genital groove, patellae and coxae dark ventrally. Carapace lacks pale median and submarginal bands.”  This BugGuide image looks somewhat similar to your individual.

Location: Everson, Pennsylvania

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