It IS a spider, a male specifically. I don’t recognize it and I’m hoping someone else will. 🙂
Hobo spider? Brown recluse? Wolf spider? Giant house spider?
*Itsy Bitsy * I need a guess here, please. 🙂 I don’t recognize it. It is not a Brown Recluse. There isn’t a guide for identification of spiders from photos, scientifically it is done under a dissection microscope. Some sites use image recognition apps plus humans. I tried checking the photo with a Google app and it gave a wide array of possible answers – which means it didn’t have an answer. Itsy Bitsy is our Site Moderator, she has at least 11 years of experience doing this. Hopefully she’ll know it. It isn’t a dangerous spider. Since it is… Read more »
I’m guessing wolf spider… I had the exterminator come today. They sprayed and hoping to get rid of these. I may crawl under the house and bug bomb soon too.
It won’t help unless you also seal all foundation cracks and check doorsweeps, window and door frames,and the attic if you have one. New insects and spiders will come into your home if there are any openings. They aren’t interested in you, they are following prey or seeking warmth. Then you’ll have to keep poisoning your living space as long as new generations can enter through cracks and holes. Even if it was a Wolf Spider, it wasn’t dangerous.
Yes I’m going to seal all gaps and cracks in hope to keep them from coming in the crawlspace etc…