Pisaurina mira
(Nursery Web Spider)

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Picture of Pisaurina mira (Nursery Web Spider) - Male - Lateral
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CalumEwing

It is one of the Fishing Spiders, Pisaurina mira, in the Nurseryweb Weaver family Pisauridae.

TangledWeb

Hi, they are common and not dangerous. The bite is said to be about the same as a hornet sting in pain and the body’s reaction. It isn’t a web spider. They stay in a hiding spot during the day and hunt at night. It probably was chasing an insect and followed it into your HVAC system. Hopefully you don’t have insects living in there. He also may have been trying to find a female by following pheromones. The spider will only bite in self-defense- if he feels trapped or pressure against his body and skin is nearby. A dog… Read more »

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