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Insect and Spider Identification: SOLVED: What kind of spider is this? Does it bite?

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Libyano
Tripoli
Libya

November 26, 2012
4:16 AM

Post #9342693

Rare spider found in Libya, north Africa.

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Flapdoodle
Minot, ND

November 26, 2012
6:40 AM

Post #9342775

Could be a velvet spider in the family Eresidae - http://www.naturalis.nl/media/library/2012/06/Koepelspin_Loureedia.jpg
Nearly all spiders can bite, but only a few are dangerous. This is not one of them.
Libyano
Tripoli
Libya

November 28, 2012
5:09 AM

Post #9344456

Thanks a lot Flapdoodle!!!!

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Velvet_spider

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