Xysticus
(Ground Crab Spiders)

Picture ID 43513

Picture of Xysticus (Ground Crab Spiders) - Male - Dorsal

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This spider was the size of a dime.

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I believe this is a Brown Recluse (Loxosceles reclusa), but it is hard to tell from the angle the photo was shot at.

BugmanDan
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Hi. No, not a recluse, this is a crab spider in the Thomisidae family, quite harmless.

Kernel-Popcorn
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Ah. Thank you for the correction.

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