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pwnell



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PostPosted: Sun Jun 04, 2017 9:38 am    Post subject: Please ID this spider Reply with quote

Is it venomous? Dangerous? I see them every night in my house :S





These were taken at 1:1 on 35mm FF with the top down view uncropped, as a measure for size.
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MarkSturtevant



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PostPosted: Thu Jun 08, 2017 8:50 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

This is a wolf spider, family Lycosidae. Most spiders are 'venomous' in that they have venom, but wolf spiders are not dangerous. Its bite would be like a bee sting at most.
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pwnell



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PostPosted: Thu Jun 08, 2017 8:59 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

MarkSturtevant wrote:
This is a wolf spider, family Lycosidae. Most spiders are 'venomous' in that they have venom, but wolf spiders are not dangerous. Its bite would be like a bee sting at most.

Thanks! That is good to know.
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