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Spotting

Description:

Found in greenhouse in tangle of webs.

Habitat:

Cardboard box inside greenhouse.

Notes:

Many of these spiders in the same area with cobwebs everywhere in no specific pattern.

3 Comments

Justice
Justice 3 years ago

Brown Recluse.
Kill them !!!

catgrin
catgrin 6 years ago

This is a pregnant female.

Here's a link to a map from Bug Guide. It shows the range of the different species of recluse spiders. Based on body type and leg arrangement, I agree that your spider is one.

http://bugguide.net/node/view/33527

I can't quite see the defining "fiddlehead" on your spider (possibly due to photo lighting - I think it is there), but you live within the range for Brown Recluses, and the abdomen and overall coloration look right for that spider.

Tamir
Tamir 6 years ago

Looks like a Recluse

JDMallory
Spotted by
JDMallory

Chattanooga, Tennessee, USA

Spotted on Oct 29, 2014
Submitted on Oct 30, 2014

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