Picture ID 47705

Picture of unidentified spider

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Brazilian wandering spider or Texas brown tarantula? Y'all tell me

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  • Submitted: Nov 6, 2018
  • Photographed: Nov 6, 2018
  • Spider: Unidentified
  • Location: Zwolle, Louisiana, United States
  • Spotted Outdoors: Ground layer (leaf litter, dirt, grass, etc)
  • Found in web?: No
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Definitely a tarantula. This is what a Brazilian Wandering spider looks like in comparison:comment image?w968h681

The eye placement is a big indicator when telling arachnids apart from another. Tarantulas’ have eyes on the top of their carapace while the Wandering spider’s are front-facing.