Picture ID 161043

Picture of unidentified spider

Comments & ID Thoughts

A wolf spider or recluse?
Is it venomous? OR Should I just leave it alone?, it has gotten bigger in a few weeks. Spiders give me the heebie-jeebies, but pretty remarkable. It’s outside my window nestled in the top corner.

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  • Submitted: Aug 5, 2022
  • Photographed: Aug 5, 2022
  • Spider: Unidentified
  • Location: Massachusetts, United States
  • Spotted Outdoors: Man-made structure (building wall, fences, etc.)
  • Found in web?: Yes
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She’s an Orbweaver. They make the webs that the spiderweb emoji is based on. The classic Halloween spider web decoration pattern. They aren’t scary though. Don’t worry about Recluses in Mass, they don’t live around here. Actually, the only place you might find a spider with medically significant venom in New England is in a grocery store produce dept. It isn’t even likely there – I keep hoping to find a cool spider in the grapes at Market Basket and it’s never happened. Your spider has venom for swiftly killing her prey, but it isn’t significant to people. She’ll stay… Read more »