Subject:  Titiotus? Not sure exactly.
Geographic location of the bug:  Santa Cruz, CA
Date: 09/09/2017
Time: 11:26 PM EDT
I’m working st a job site and these Jing are in all the woodpiles on the property, pretty sure it’s Titiotus and not a Recluse or something. I would love to know what it is because they are pretty fascinating and their grip is insanely strong. Thanks.
How you want your letter signed:  Nikky

False Wolf Spider

Dear Nikky,
Based on this BugGuide posting, we agree with you that this is a False Wolf Spider in the genus
Titiotus.  According to BugGuide:  “All species in the family Tengellidae and Zorocratidae were moved to Zoropsidae by Polotow, Carmichael, & Griswold, 2015.”

Location: Santa Cruz, California

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