Unidentified

Picture ID 96741

Picture of unidentified spider

Comments & ID Thoughts

Black widow?

  • Submitted by: 
    Saeyon
  • Submitted: Dec 4, 2019
  • Photographed: Dec 3, 2019
  • Spider: Unidentified
  • Location: Clarkston, Washington, United States
  • Spotted Indoors: Basement or Cellar
  • Found in web?: Yes
  • Attributes:
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Galvantula

Yes but it’s a male, so he’s pretty much harmless. Male widows don’t produce enough venom to pose a significant threat to humans.

BugmanDan

Yes, a male Latrodectus heesperus, juvenile. males are harmless, I have never known them to even bite.
Found one traipsing my dest, picked it up and gave him to a female living in the back bathroom:
https://www.flickr.com/photos/32083154@N02/3966394322/in/dateposted/
Closer look, may be adult, those palps are awful swollen.