Scytodes thoracica

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Guess: Scytodes thoracica

Found on the wall in the 2nd-floor foyer around 10-11PM. Had an interesting pattern, unlike any other spiders I've seen in the house before. Couldn't climb up the smooth walls of a disposable food container (Spider is safe, it wasn't thrown away.) Ruler and HO train stuff for comparison.

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Hi. these seem to come in waves. your spider is a spitting spider, perhaps Scytodes thoracica.
No threat to humans or pets, I have let them live in my place, I just try not to suck them up the vacuum on cleaning day. they are fast and dead accurate spitting their venom, even fast bugs like roaches are helpless.

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You’re right. Filed. Welcome to Spider ID. 🙂

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