Found this what looks like a spider close to Gila Bend, AZ never seen one of these before. Any ideas?
I tried to look it up but I'm unsure if it's a spider or something else because I don't think I see 8 legs
Thanks for the help
Not a true spider, but a non-venomous relative in the order Opiliones (harvestmen; daddy long-legs). It looks like one of the desert harvestmen in the genus Eurybunus - see http://nathistoc.bio.uci.edu/Other%20Arachnids/Desert%20Harvestman.htm
It is very common for these creatures to lose one or more legs through autotomy - http://www.americanarachnology.org/joa_free/joa_v26_n3/joa_v26_p296.pdf
Ah awesome thanks
Ya when I first took the pic I thought it was a spider but when looking at it now I was like wait I only see six. Thanks for the info/clarification my google-fu was weakened by focusing on the color and wasn't sure how to describe it since I didn't know if I would label it a spider.
Can you tell me what this is? It's was super fast and only small but was on my bed !!
I'm in Australia Melbourne
I have found this spider on my bed. I'm in Australia, Victoria anyone know what it is ?
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Might be a ground spider (family Lamponidae) - http://www.flickr.com/photos/[email protected]/12294586513