Scotophaeus blackwalli
(Mouse Spider)

Picture ID 10170

Picture of Scotophaeus blackwalli (Mouse Spider) - Dorsal

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What is this spider? I just found it in my room, came out of no where.... can’t find a picture of it online or anything.

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ItsyBitsy

Hi, welcome to Spider ID. 🙂 This is one of the Ground Spiders (Gnaphosidae), tentatively Scotophaeus blackwalli. Tentative because there are other species in the genus that look pretty much the same, but S. blackwalli is most likely.

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