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Hobo Spider

Tegenaria agrestis


Spiders like these live in our houses on the west coast, and can get quite large. They are usually spotted in bathrooms . . . do they come up through the drains?



GerryBates 10 years ago

Thank you all for your helpful comments. After checking several sources (those mentioned above, among others), I believe this to be a Hobo Spider.

tbrett 10 years ago

It definitely is a Hobo!

tbrett 10 years ago

Looks a lot like a Hobo Spider or also called a Giant House Spider. Very aggressive and bite is not good. I had a mark on my leg for three years after one bit me in Port Townsend WA Tegenaria agrestis. Couldn't make out the chain pattern on the abdomen for a positive ID

staccyh 10 years ago

Nice pictures. That would've freaked me out though!

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Port Coquitlam, British Columbia, Canada

Spotted on Aug 30, 2013
Submitted on Sep 1, 2013

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