Dysdera

Picture ID 58447

Picture of Dysdera - Dorsal

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I found this on my living room floor! I’m so glad my 2 year old didn’t see it as he may of tried to pick it up , would love to know if it’s safe

  • Submitted by: 
    Hb1992
  • Submitted: Apr 27, 2019
  • Photographed: Apr 27, 2019
  • Spider: Dysdera
  • Location: Newcastle upon Tyne/ South Shields , United Kingdom
  • Spotted Indoors: Other
  • Found in web?: No
  • Attributes: Dorsal
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Bdmtss

Looks like it could be a Woodlouse spider AKA “Sow Bug Killer” or one of its close relatives. If so then its bite is virtually harmless, despite its menacing appearance.

TangledWeb

I agree, it looks like a Dysdera species.

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