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Southeastern arachnids

The species profiles below are a one-stop-shop for information about the arachnids the Service's Southeast region is responsible for protecting and/or recovering.

  • A man with a head lamp looks for spiders below a rock outcrop.
    Information icon Fred Coyle searching for spruce-fir moss spiders. Photo by Gary Peeples, USFWS.

    Spruce-fir moss spider

    The spruce-fir moss spider is one of the smallest members of the primitive suborder of spiders, Mygalomorphae, which includes tarantulas and trapdoor spiders.  Visit the species profile...

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