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Insect and Spider Identification: House Spider Or Not?

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goldenbutterfro
ebbw vale
United Kingdom

July 12, 2012
2:40 PM

Post #9203010

I caught this wee beastie just a few minutes ago :

unfortunately in the kerfuffle i did manage to take a leg off (the spider, not me!) ... but its very jumpy - and to me it doesn't look like the average house spider! Am i right? ... what kind of spider is it? it looks like its got sort of a velveted body ...

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Flapdoodle
Minot, ND

July 12, 2012
3:44 PM

Post #9203075

Judging from its spinnerets, it could be a funnel weaver/grass spider.
goldenbutterfro
ebbw vale
United Kingdom

July 12, 2012
3:58 PM

Post #9203113

Thank you!! :D .. it got day release from our residence! ... no squishing in this house!

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