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Grass spider maybe?

Description:

Looks: spiky and harmful. Color: mostly black (little brown). Feels: maybe rough but delicate. What: I think it was a Spiky Marthena Spider (spider). Question: Is it harmful?

Habitat:

In between grass and sticks also on twigs.

1 Species ID Suggestions

Spined Micrathena, female
Micrathena gracilis Species Micrathena gracilis - Spined Micrathena - BugGuide.Net


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2 Comments

ForestDragon
ForestDragon 7 years ago

Nice find! Most spiders are harmless to humans. Many can't even puncture our skin. No worries having this beauty in your yard! She'll just catch other insects in her web and eat them.

nascoel36
nascoel36 7 years ago

Cool

nascoel36
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nascoel36

Ashton-Sandy Spring, Maryland, USA

Spotted on Sep 17, 2013
Submitted on Sep 17, 2013

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