Family Gnaphosidae - The ground spiders are small, usually less than one-half inch in length. They are active at night and hide during the day in such places as under rocks, under logs and in leaf litter. There are more than 2,000 species recognized in this family. These predators run down their prey instead of catching it in a web.
ground spider Drassyllus lepidus (male) © Hank Guarisco
ground spider Sergiolus capulatus (female) © Hank Guarisco
ground spider Sergiolus ocellatus (male) © Hank Guarisco