Badumna longinqua
(Grey House Spider)

Picture ID 11166

Picture of Badumna longinqua (Grey House Spider) - Female - Dorsal

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Caught it next to my cats water bowl at night. Put some other spider that was in my house on night 3, they fought and this spider ate it up. I ended up naming it Harley... Yes, I still have it, alive. I will post the belly next.

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ItsyBitsy
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Hi, welcome to Spider ID. 🙂 This is a Grey House Spider, Badumna longinqua.

BugmanDan
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Hi. Not much detail I can work with here and nothing for a size reference.What I can make of this, Harly looks to be a female barn funnel weaver, Tegenaria domestica. A lot of uncertainty though. Yes,once these make a web,they will eat just about any spider or bug they trap with their web. They don’t play well with other spiders at all, even males have to be careful approaching. I have kept a number of them, about the same as grass spiders with keeping guides online She looks awful big in the abdomen, so you might expect an egg… Read more »

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