ground spider

ground spider

6033  Found in a house Canada. Found several of these in our home it’s June here. Fell from ceiling. Bobbiejoe.

This is a ground spider (family Gnaphosidae) in the genus Sergiolus. It appears to be similar to S. montanus (see https://tinyurl.com/yc7txyxe), but confirmation would require microscopic examination of certain body parts.  Ed Saugstad, retired entomologist; Sinks Grove, WV.