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Insect and Spider Identification: Funnel Web?

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DDimitria
Blasdell, NY

May 3, 2013
9:00 PM

Post #9507393

I think it's too big to be a sheet web, though I have seen a lot of sheet-like webs. They may have been funnels though. And possibly not from this spider. Found in my basement. The first picture is for size reference.

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Flapdoodle
Minot, ND

May 4, 2013
8:25 AM

Post #9507800

Can't tell for certain, as the eye pattern is not clear - most likely a hacklemesh weaver (family Amaurobiidae), but a wolf spider (family Lycosidae) is another possibility. Neither are dangerous.

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