about on the ground in search of prey at night.
Classification: Family Ctenidae,
Female: 12 mm.
of this family look superficially like the Wolf Spiders, and like
most Wolf Spiders, are ground-dwelling hunters.
can, however, be separated from Wolf Spiders by their eye arrangement. The eyes
are arranged in three rows: two small eyes (anterior median eyes)
in front, a pair of small anterior lateral and a larger pair of posterior
median eyes in the middle, and a pair of large posterior lateral eyes
The first two pairs of legs are armed with a double series of spines.
Unlike Wolf Spiders, these spiders have only two claws at the tip
of each leg.
of a female Anahita spider showing eye arrangement