Pholcidae
(Cellar Spiders)

Picture ID 103804

Picture of Pholcidae (Cellar Spiders) - Dorsal

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Is this a recluse?...

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Maryrobinson

My vote is yes, a gravid female (carrying eggs). Desert recluse or Arizona recluse (not the brown recluse because of geographic distance). Different species but still considered a danger if bitten.

ItsyBitsy

This looks like Cellar Spider (Pholcidae) (I’m looking at the spots on the abdomen and the leg ratio). I’m fairly confident this is not a Recluse (Loxosceles) but this image is not terribly detailed so treat it with respect regardless. Compare to: https://bugguide.net/node/view/1187981/bgimage

Maryrobinson

Yes, i am sure you are correct, it is a pholcid and not a recluse! I hereby retract the above id.

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Picture of Pholcidae (Cellar Spiders) - Male - Dorsal Enlarge Picture
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