(Ground Sac Spiders)

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Picture of Trachelidae (Ground Sac Spiders) - Male - Dorsal

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Three just like it have been hanging in my bathroom windowsill for a year now. Not have heart to kill it. Tonight i came home & one venturef out.

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Hi, welcome to Spider ID. 🙂 What I can make out here tentatively looks like Trachelas pacificus (species based on range). Yours is a male spider, so he’s probably venturing out in search of a girlfriend. I would release these outside because you wouldn’t want these to inadvertently wander into your clothes or bath towels.


Because of the image quality I’m going to just file this to family, another genus in the family (Meriola) is a similar possibility.

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