Comments & ID Thoughts
I have been seeing this spider in my back yard. Should I be consirned? Thanks
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- Submitted: Apr 3, 2019
- Photographed: Apr 3, 2019
- Spider: Metaltella simoni (Hacklemesh Weaver)
- Location: jacksonville , Florida, United States
- Spotted Outdoors: Man-made structure (building wall, fences, etc.),Under rock, log, or debris
- Found in web?: No
- Attributes: Dorsal
Hi, hard to work with this photo but closely resembles black laceweb spider, Amaurobius species.
(Amaurobius ferox ??)
Harmless but can bite if trapped against skin.
Low confidence as these are not usually found that far south.
This is Metaltella simoni.