Picture ID 95477

Picture of unidentified spider

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Possible brown recluse according to Google ID.

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  • Submitted: Nov 13, 2019
  • Photographed: Nov 11, 2019
  • Spider: Unidentified
  • Location: Chesapeake, Virginia, United States
  • Spotted Indoors: Sink or bathtub
  • Found in web?: No
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Hi, he isn’t a Brown Recluse. It looks like a Cobweb Spider in Family Theridiidae. The abdomen looks like genus Steatoda, but I’m not sure about the pale legs. It isn’t dangerous to people. Google Lens is improving with spider recognition, but it is still almost always incorrect. I’ve asked the developers to have Lens not give “Brown Recluse” as an answer unless it is very clearly the best answer. No need to worry people by telling thousands that they found a dangerous spider when the programming doesn’t have a better answer for them. The third spider option it gives… Read more »