Picture ID 92615

Picture of unidentified spider
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  • Submitted: Oct 19, 2019
  • Photographed: Oct 18, 2019
  • Spider: Unidentified
  • Location: Tulare, California, United States
  • Spotted Indoors: Garage or shed
  • Found in web?: No
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This is an insect, not a spider. You are far from being the first person to think they are spiders. This is a Jerusalem Cricket, also called a Child of the earth. There are two species, Stenopelmatus navajo and S. nigrocapitatus. I’ve read that they have a very painful bite.