Unidentified

Picture ID 135622

Picture of unidentified spider

Comments & ID Thoughts

Live in South west Florida. What is this ?

  • Submitted by: 
    KellyLib98
  • Submitted: Apr 2, 2021
  • Photographed: Apr 2, 2021
  • Spider: Unidentified
  • Location: Fort Myers , Florida, United States
  • Spotted Outdoors: Man-made structure (building wall, fences, etc.)
  • Found in web?: No
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EmilysSpiders

For me this has huntsman shape but I am a kid so maybe I am rong

LittleSlingLover

This is a Flattie Spider in the Selenops genus. There are a few ways I use to separate them from Huntsmans. Their eyes are in a different configuration from Huntsmans. Huntsmans have basically a horizontal eye structure, while Flatties have more of a broad V-shape eye configuration. Flatties also tend to have shorter, stockier legs. Especially the first pair. Flatties also have, sort of, an arrowhead-shaped abdomen. Looking almost pointy at the tail end. They can be difficult to ID sometimes but this does appear to be a typical Flattie.

Last edited 18 days ago by LittleSlingLover