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unable to identify this spider

Makkah, Saudi Arabia

Hello, who knows the name of this spider?? is it toxic?? From Saudi Arabia

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Prairieville, LA(Zone 9a)

Hi Ammarosio, in searching out an answer for you, the first link I ran across said that there are only 2 "toxic" spiders in Saudi...the black widow and the brown recluse. Your spider does not match either of those. While I haven't found the name of your spider, and all spiders can bite, I think it is safe to say that this one does not pose a great danger.

http://www.saudiaramco.com/content/dam/Publications/Panorama/2012_2nd_quarter/StopBuggingMe.pdf

According to this next link, there are a variety of species, but not much has been done in regards to ID

http://www.uaeinteract.com/nature/insect/ins08.asp

It would seem that the spider that gets the most press there, is not really a spider....called the camel spider as it is a desert dweller

http://www.camel-spiders.net/

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