Pisaurina mira
(Nursery Web Spider)

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can someone please tell me if this is a brown recluse

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TangledWeb

Definitely not a brown recluse! This looks like a Nursery Web Spider, Pisaurina mira. They are in the same family as Fishing Spiders. They aren’t dangerous, they mostly stay in one spot all day and one nearby spot all night. They ambush large insects that don’t notice them.

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