Picture ID 91058

Picture of unidentified spider

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I found this spider next to my babies crib I would like to know more about it besides it just looking poisonous

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  • Submitted: Oct 9, 2019
  • Photographed: Oct 4, 2019
  • Spider: Unidentified
  • Location: Gurnee, Illinois, United States
  • Spotted Indoors: Other
  • Found in web?: No
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Hi, I would guess that this is a false widow, more specifically a Seatoda triangulosa. A bite from a false widow is about as serious as a bee sting – annoying, but not genuinely dangerous.

However, any type of bite or sting is still not great for babies, so personally I would relocate the spiders away from the baby when necessary. But don’t get too worried about it – I can’t stress enough that they are not seriously dangerous.