Help! I’ve found three of these dead creepy spiders on the floor of my house. Anyone know what they are?
Dysdera crocata, Woodlouse Hunting Spiders. I knew what they were before looking at the picture because they are often referred to as, “creepy.” They way they hunt is a bit creepy. They have two big red fangs that face each other like fireplace tongs. They use them to pierce through the soft bodies of pill bugs and soft round bugs like that. The good news is that the fangs don’t easily break human skin. It’s like grabbing a flat wall surface with the fireplace tongs. It is a little bit possible, like it is possible that my little 15 lb.… Read more »