Picture ID 160943

Picture of unidentified spider

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Found this spider in my house. I don’t know anything about spiders. It would be nice to know if it’s dangerous or not.

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  • Submitted: Aug 4, 2022
  • Photographed: Aug 4, 2022
  • Spider: Unidentified
  • Location: Wolflake, Indiana, United States
  • Spotted Indoors: Other
  • Found in web?: No
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Not dangerous! This is a tan jumping spider (platycryptus undatus) they are usually quite friendly. My first pet jumping spider was this species and it was laid back and easy to handle. She hungout on my hand often. When they feel threatened by something larger than themselves (like a hand) they will always choose flight not fight, it’s very unlikely to bite a human unless cornered or pinned down with no way to escape a threat. Even if it were to bite it is harmless to humans. But like anything with venom, in rare cases a specific person could have… Read more »