Please help me figure out what this was in backroom at work. Thank you!
Hi. Don’t kill him, a male southern house spider, totally harmless. Little guy is one molt away from looking like this:
Thank you so much bugman Dan. I am terrified of the thought of brown recluses and it looked so similar to me. Again, I appreciate this more than you know. I don’t have to go looking for a new job today !
Hi. Sadly, these are mistaken for recluse and needlessly killed. On the spot, I would simply pick him up and find a wall outside and put him out of harms way. They are web dwellers but the mature males go on the lam for mates. Docile,like handling the energizer bunny. My little guy crawled on my hands near 5 minutes before stopping long enough to get a photo. These lived in my house, females worst is a messy web: