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Giant House Spider

Eratigena duellica


A large spider at least by Pacific Northwest standards. The body of females is approximately 16-18 mm.


Spotted on structures in my backyard.

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Mel11 2 months ago


Brian38 2 months ago

Thanks much, Neil. At first, I thought this was a Hobo spider, which has a nasty bite and we have those here as well. But after looking at a lot of pictures I've settled on this one which is another introduced species to the PNW.

Neil Ross
Neil Ross 2 months ago

Nice! She's a pretty one! :) Thanks for sharing, Brian.

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Federal Way, Washington, United States

Spotted on Jun 28, 2021
Submitted on Jun 28, 2021

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