Selenops
(Flatties)

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Picture of Selenops (Flatties) - Dorsal,Accidental adventive

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Found this little guy in a banana box.

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ItsyBitsy
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Hi, this is a Flattie (Selenops sp./Selenopidae). Non-native to your area.

BugmanDan
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Hi. the spider is a huntman spider, Sparassidae family, quite harmless. I don’t see it as our native species so possibly survived he journey from Equador.
These wouldn’t survive wild in Wa. so best kept for a pet.

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