Picture ID 47216

Picture of unidentified spider

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Brown recluse

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  • Submitted: Nov 2, 2018
  • Photographed: Nov 2, 2018
  • Spider: Unidentified
  • Location: Fishersville, Virginia, United States
  • Spotted Indoors: Other
  • Found in web?: No
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Hi, this looks like a species of crab spider. Thanks for trying to identify it. Crab spiders are much more fun (from the human point of view) than brown. They sit perfectly still and try to blend in to the background. When insect happens along the crab spider lunges, grabs, and paralyses the victim. They’re often described as “efficient predators.”