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Worcester, MA

April 29, 2013
1:43 PM

Post #9501513

I saw this spider at the park , it kind of creeped me out , anyone know what kind of spider this is? Poisonous or not? I'm located in Central Mass

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(Zone 7a)

April 29, 2013
1:53 PM

Post #9501533

It looks like one of the Jumping Spiders. They are harmless.
Minot, ND

April 29, 2013
6:42 PM

Post #9501858

Could be Phidippus audax, a very common jumper. Large ones can give a painful bite, but they are not dangerous.
Melvindale, MI
(Zone 5a)

April 30, 2013
12:36 PM

Post #9502922

Sure does look like a jumping spider.

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