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Insect and Spider Identification: Please help us identify this spider

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Marshall33
Los Angeles, CA

January 5, 2013
4:08 PM

Post #9376465

Could you help us figure out what type of spider this is? We live in Los Angeles and this was found dead under a couch where some coca cola was spilled a few weeks ago. Is this dangerous to babies? We have a little one on the way.
Thanks,
MM

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Flapdoodle
Minot, ND

January 5, 2013
4:16 PM

Post #9376475

Definitely not a dangerous spider - might be a woodlouse spider - http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Woodlouse_spider
Marshall33
Los Angeles, CA

January 5, 2013
4:18 PM

Post #9376481

OK thanks (again). Do you know what the black sac on the back of it might be?
Flapdoodle
Minot, ND

January 5, 2013
4:20 PM

Post #9376486

Shriveled up (desiccated) abdomen.
Marshall33
Los Angeles, CA

January 5, 2013
4:31 PM

Post #9376503

Thank you!

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