Running spiders, or sac spiders, do not form webs. Instead they hunt their prey with quickening speed.
The reddish head and abdomen are in contrast from the lighter legs. Hind legs are lightest, appearing almost white.
Common name: Running Spider
Scientific Name: Trachelas sp.
Adult Size (Length): 3mm to 10mm (0.12in to 0.39in) [ COMPARE ]
Identifying Colors: red; brown; white
North American Reach (Though Not Limited To*): Maine, New Hampshire, Vermont, New York, New Jersey, Maryland, Massachusetts, Rhode Island, Connecticut, Delaware, Pennsylvania, West Virginia, Virginia, North Carolina, South Carolina, Georgia, Kentucky, Tennessee, Ohio, Michigan, Illinois, Indiana, Minnesota, Wisconsin, Missouri, Arkansas, Mississippi, Louisiana, Alabama,
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