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Scytodes thoracica

Picture ID 195433

Picture of Scytodes thoracica

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Found it on the wall of my apartment.

  • Submitted by: 
    Paka99
  • Submitted: May 6, 2024
  • Photographed: May 6, 2024
  • Spider: Scytodes thoracica
  • Location: Belgrade, Serbia
  • Spotted Indoors: Other
  • Found in web?: No
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Andew Tat

That’s a darn spitting spider, I’m almost 100% sure

TangledWeb

This is actually our site’s first identified spider photo for Serbia! I looked through many websites and research publications, the most useful was iNaturalist.com Here’s a link to their Serbian spider sightings https://www.inaturalist.org/check_lists/1543496-Spiders-of-Serbia A though publication of all research studies came to the conclusion that 618 spider species have been known to exist in Serbia. Your spider is an interesting one found worldwide, I found this species on a wall in my home in USA too. They hunt by mixing venom with a sticky substance that they shoot out their fangs to hit prey from a distance. There are videos… Read more »

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