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Spitting Spider

Scytodes thoracica

Habitat:

In my bathroom.

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5 Comments

ulvalactuca77
ulvalactuca77 8 years ago

Thanks Luke!

LukeMalone
LukeMalone 8 years ago

Exceptional fine! Nice one! Nice shot!

ulvalactuca77
ulvalactuca77 8 years ago

Haha to you both... @carol, this is a spitting spider. They have silk glands in their head that mixes with their venom so that they can ensnare their prey in a venomous sticky net. Cool huh! I'll post a picture of a house spider next if I can find an ok shot. :)

textless
textless 8 years ago

Nice photo. I'm definitely not a fan of spiders in the bathroom though. :)

CarolSnowMilne
CarolSnowMilne 8 years ago

Oh wow! I like the ones that stay outside permanently. Probably a American House Spider. That is why he was in the house! He was trying to get warm. HA!

ulvalactuca77
Spotted by
ulvalactuca77

Middletown Township, New Jersey, USA

Spotted on Nov 16, 2011
Submitted on Nov 16, 2011

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