Picture ID 158443

Picture of unidentified spider

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Found this in my apartment which is next to a creek. About the size of a quarter. Saw it on the wall at night. No idea what it is.

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  • Submitted: Jun 21, 2022
  • Photographed: Jun 21, 2022
  • Spider: Unidentified
  • Location: Chesterton, Indiana, United States
  • Spotted Indoors: Other
  • Found in web?: No
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Easter Parson Spider from the family Gnaposidae. It’s Genus is Herpyllus and it’s Species is Herpyllus propinquus here on the west coast ours are essentially the exact as yours it’s just location and I’m forgetting the species name for the Eastern Parson . My apologies but most important is that these lightning fast spiders are absolutely not aggressive and are not on the dangerous medically to humans list. They are great little housekeepers and will definitely help out around the house taking out other insects and other spider’s. The pearl colored marking that runs down this spiders “back ” is… Read more »