Comments & ID Thoughts
I think I see a violin on this spider's back. It has pink legs and sort of a brown complexion. I'm no spider expert but I found it crawling on my ceiling in my bedroom above my dresser. I found a small bite on my left ring finger three days ago. I think I am healing up a bit. I did just want to clarify what exact type of spider this spider accurately is. Thoughts/Comments? All is appreciated. Thanks!
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- Submitted: Feb 17, 2018
- Photographed: Feb 16, 2018
- Spider: Cithaeron praedonius
- Location: Altamonte Springs, FL, Florida, United States
- Spotted Indoors: Other
- Found in web?: No
- Attributes: Dorsal
Hi, welcome to Spider ID. 🙂 Unfortunately nothing is very clear in this image. I don’t see any indication of a fiddle mark on the carapace. I suspect this is a Cithaeron praedonius.
The pedipalps (leg-like appendages near the spider’s mouth) are distinctive looking on Cithaeron praedonius, at first I thought they were both missing but looking again I think I see one long slender palp on the right side of the image so I’m tentatively filing this to species.