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Picture ID 103290

Picture of Titiotus - Male - Dorsal

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I found this guy underneath my trash can around 4:30 this afternoon in Southern California. Unfortunately, I have no idea what kind of spider it is.

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  • Submitted: Apr 20, 2020
  • Photographed: Apr 20, 2020
  • Spider: Titiotus
  • Sex: 
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  • Location: Simi Valley, California, United States
  • Spotted Outdoors: Man-made structure (building wall, fences, etc.),Ground layer (leaf litter, dirt, grass, etc),Under rock, log, or debris
  • Found in web?: No
  • Attributes: Dorsal
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Looks like brown recluse


This is a brown recluse, Loxosceles reclusa. Toxic to us humans. The brown recluse bears a potentially deadly hemotoxic venom. Most bites are minor with no necrosis. However, a small number of brown recluse bites do produce severe dermonecrotic lesions i.e. necrosis; an even smaller number produce severe cutaneous skin or viscerocutaneous systemic symptoms. Symptoms of a Brown Recluse Bite Pain or redness at the site of the bite. A deep sore ulcer that forms where you were bitten, with the skin at the center turning purple,Fever, Chills, Nausea, joint pain, Feeling weak, Seizures or coma (very rare). Most brown… Read more »


No, this is not a recluse.


Southern House Spider, Kukulcania hibernalis. The long pedipalps and light color of the leg joints close to the body are a way to tell it’s a Southern House Spider instead of a Brown Recluse.


False Wolf Spider cf. Titiotus.

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