Unidentified

Picture ID 51798

Picture of unidentified spider

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This is the second one I've found on the floor in my bathroom. They both were black and I would say medium size didn't see any other color on them. I live in west Texas, El Paso, which is a border city to Juarez, Mexico. I have 2 daughters 5 yr old and a 2 month old, which means im not getting much sleep since finding the first one, so if anyone can please help we would truly be thankful

  • Submitted by: 
    Idcimrunning13
  • Submitted: Jan 16, 2019
  • Photographed: Jan 16, 2019
  • Spider: Unidentified
  • Location: El Paso, Texas, United States
  • Spotted Indoors: Other
  • Found in web?: No
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It’s a harmless ground spider of the family Gnaphosidae. These spiders actively hunt other insects and spiders too. They are harmless to humans. Spider DO NOT seek out humans to bite, theyd much rather run and hide if disturbed… they do catch the flying insects that bite us though.

https://www.wired.com/2013/11/poor-misunderstood-brown-recluse/