Kukulcania hibernalis
(Southern House Spider)

Picture ID 11162

Picture of Kukulcania hibernalis (Southern House Spider) - Male - Dorsal

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I am guessing it may be a recluse or relative. I have additional pictures

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BugmanDan

Hi. What I see, looks to be a male southern house spider,sub adult. Perhaps you can compare to those.
https://spiderid.com/spider/filistatidae/kukulcania/hibernalis/
https://bugguide.net/node/view/26400/bgimage
https://bugguide.net/node/view/1404193/bgimage
If this looks to be your spider,these are regarded as totally harmless.(Hollenbeck)
They are often mistaken for recluse and needlessly persecuted. the protruding pedipalps is the quickest way to spot these. A couple of mine.
https://www.flickr.com/photos/32083154@N02/3710691068/in/dateposted/
https://www.flickr.com/photos/32083154@N02/3709913649/in/dateposted/
Welcome to the site.

BugmanDan

You are welcome. What threat there would be with these, your grand daughter could be a bit hard on them. The wolf spiders and fishing spiders can be provoked to a painful bite, venomous,but not medically significant.

Additional Pictures

Picture of Kukulcania hibernalis (Southern House Spider) - Female - Dorsal,Webs Enlarge Picture
Picture of Kukulcania hibernalis (Southern House Spider) - Female - Dorsal,Prey Enlarge Picture
Picture of Kukulcania hibernalis (Southern House Spider) - Dorsal Enlarge Picture
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