Picture ID 128301

Picture of unidentified spider

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  • Submitted: Oct 3, 2020
  • Photographed: Oct 3, 2020
  • Spider: Unidentified
  • Location: Minnesota, United States
  • Spotted Indoors: Other
  • Found in web?: No
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I’m going with, “The easy way to catch a spider.” The plastic obscures the clarity, but my best guess is: Grass Spider. There are many of them around in Autumn and they tend to come indoors accidentally. They use niches in the exterior of buildings as one of the places that they pointy part of their funnel webs stick into. The spider sits in the pointy part. The webs aren’t sticky, they are just difficult for insects to climb or jump out of before the spider can grab them. Grass Spiders aren’t dangerous to people, they extremely rarely bite humans,… Read more »