Subject:  SPIDER FOUND
Geographic location of the bug:  HOAGLAND INDIANA
Date: 01/16/2019
Time: 10:10 AM EDT
Your letter to the bugman:  WHAT KIND OF SPIDER IS THIS?  I THOUGHT IT LOOKS LIKE A WOODLOUSE SPIDER. JUST WANT TO MAKE SURE IT’S NOT DANGEROUS. LOL
How you want your letter signed:  JODI W.

Sowbug Killer

Dear Jodi,
You are correct.  This is a Woodlouse Hunter or Sowbug Killer and it is not dangerous.

Thank you.  Since it’s winter here, and colder than a witch’s heart, I have it in a small terrarium and offered some crickets.We will see if it survives, it’s worth the effort.   It it such a cool spider.
Thank you so much!!!  I was surprised to find it, they aren’t normally found in Indiana are they?
Again,
Thanks.
Jodi

Hi Jodi,
BugGuide does include Indiana in the range of the Sowbug Killer, and it even ranges north into Ontario.

Cool thanks so much, you are terrific!!

Location: Hoagland, Indiana

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