Picture ID 142999

Picture of unidentified spider

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Found on a bed. There is a web behind the bed,but the spider was not on the bed. This was a very energetic speedy spider, but our nine-year-old daughter was speedier with a jar! She is eager to know what type of spider it is.

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  • Submitted: Jul 22, 2021
  • Photographed: Jul 22, 2021
  • Spider: Unidentified
  • Location: Woodstock, New York, United States
  • Spotted Indoors: Other
  • Found in web?: No
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You got the ID. It is technically difficult without a microscope, but I’ll say female because she’s big with relatively short legs. Females dominate in the world of spiders. They are almost always much larger and stronger than the males. Males focus their lives on mating without getting eaten by a female. Females make the big webs and eat more to feed the eggs growing inside of them. Some females, Like Wolf Spiders and Fishing Spiders guard their babies nonstop until the babies are old enough to take care of themselves. I’m impressed that your daughter caught it! She would… Read more ยป


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