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Black Purseweb Spider

Sphodros Niger


Little guy just about the size of a nickel. Females usually stay hidden in borough, and have a much larger abdomen than the males. Not toxic but they look like they can give a mean bite.

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Burlington, Ontario, Canada

Spotted on Jun 25, 2013
Submitted on Jun 25, 2013

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