Nesticodes rufipes
(Red House Spider)

Picture ID 54757

Picture of Nesticodes rufipes (Red House Spider) - Dorsal

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Please can you tell me if this spider is dangerous! I have a one year old who roams around right near where I found him.

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ItsyBitsy

Hi, this looks like a Red House Spider, Nesticodes rufipes. Like most spiders they have venom but are not considered to be of medical significance. You can reduce the number of spiders you find in your home by sealing cracks around floors, doors, windows, foundation, etc., vacuum everywhere and empty the canister outside.

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