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Insect and Spider Identification: Found this on front step tonight - very rainy

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January 10, 2014
7:49 PM

Post #9744982

found this tonight on the front step

Looks like it has tarantula characteristics

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Minot, ND

January 12, 2014
7:27 PM

Post #9746387

This appears to be a hacklemesh weaver (family Amaurobiidae) -
Harmless to humans...

January 12, 2014
7:35 PM

Post #9746389

Awesome thank you... did some reading on this species too and lots of stuff close to home

Much appreciated, especially the harmless part to my wife :)

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