Picture ID 174061

Picture of unidentified spider

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Zebra spider??

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  • Submitted: Mar 8, 2023
  • Photographed: Mar 8, 2023
  • Spider: Unidentified
  • Location: Rigaud , Quebec, Canada
  • Spotted Indoors: Other
  • Found in web?: No
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It was a good guess, I think this one isn’t in spider guides for Canada. It looks like a Adamson’s House Jumping Spider, Hasarius adamsoni. I think it is male from the coloring. https://www.inaturalist.org/taxa/347886-Hasarius-adansoni It is an introduced species from Africa. There is an active pet trade for the species that you’ll see if you google it. It is also spreading through the trade of greenhouse plants. The link I added is iNaturalist.org’s sighting, which include Southern Canada locations. Bugguide.net is a site that precluded ours and iNaturalist in keeping records of arthropod sightings through digital photo submissions. In other… Read more »


Please consider keeping this spider as a pet in an enclosure so can’t reproduce and spread a species that might become invasive.