Unidentified

Picture ID 149480

Picture of unidentified spider

Comments & ID Thoughts

Found on the wall near the ceiling of my apartment on the second floor. I’ve never seen a web. The spider is reddish/brown. Including its legs, maybe 1-2 inch big?

  • Submitted by: 
    McNutty
  • Submitted: Sep 26, 2021
  • Photographed: Sep 26, 2021
  • Spider: Unidentified
  • Location: Tampa Bay, Florida, United States
  • Spotted Indoors: Other
  • Found in web?: No
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JamesTheSpider

This is interesting. I feel like this one should be easy, but I’m at a loss.

TangledWeb

It does look like a possibilty. I can’t tell if your spider is pinkish. My vague impression of it is a male Heteropoda venatoria, a Huntsman. The males have big dark markings in the head area. Heteropoda= different feet. Your spiders’s feet appear to point in different directions. That gives the spider a speed a advantage for rotating its body to run toward prey in any direction because one foot is always at the best angle to push off of. They don’t need webs when they have size and speed. The ceiling/wall junction seems to be a choice spot for… Read more »