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Olios giganteus
(Giant Crab Spider)

Picture ID 3751

Picture of Olios giganteus (Giant Crab Spider) - Dorsal

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i have no idea what this is. I feared it was the infamous brown recluse, but it has no "fiddleback" markings. 2nd guess was from the mother in law, she said it was a wolf spider. Im not convinced.

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ItsyBitsy

Hi, welcome to spider ID. 🙂 Your little friend is a Golden Huntsman Spider (Olios giganteus, also known as a Giant Crab Spider).

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