CLOSED: Is this a Brown Recluse spider?

Vonore, TN

I found this spider today on the basement floor near the furnace. I am curious if anyone can identify it.

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Minot, ND

Harmless jumping spider in genus Platycryptus - http://www.pbase.com/tmurray74/image/87930459

Prairieville, LA(Zone 9a)

Check out this link...a slide show showing the Brown Recluse and Black Widow.....and identifiers for both and what the bites look like, symptoms, etc.

http://www.medicinenet.com/black_widow_brown_recluse_pictures_slideshow/article.htm

Vonore, TN

Quote from Flapdoodle :
Harmless jumping spider in genus Platycryptus - http://www.pbase.com/tmurray74/image/87930459


That is certainly a positive ID, looks exactly identical. Thank you for your assistance.

Vonore, TN

Quote from themoonhowl :
Check out this link...a slide show showing the Brown Recluse and Black Widow.....and identifiers for both and what the bites look like, symptoms, etc.

http://www.medicinenet.com/black_widow_brown_recluse_pictures_slideshow/article.htm


Thank you for that excellent reference, and best pictures I have seen of a brown recluse.

Prairieville, LA(Zone 9a)

You are most welcome....pretty ugly bite pics, but the site makes IDing much easier.

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