Skip to comments.Spider ID Help
Posted on 07/04/2004 6:54:02 PM PDT by steplock
I need some SPIDER identification help.
A few weeks ago, I was bitten by a Brown Recluse (very painful and long lasting effects). One of my dogs was bitten by another spider - and my wife a couple days ago was also bitten - but NOT by another Recluse luckily.
Tonight I just found THIS rather large spider sitting at my back door - now dead!
Can anyone identify this arachnid? Hot Springs Arkansas area. Thanx!
ps. that is 1 inch on the scale.
I don't like it.
Call an exterminator
Is this a setup for the next Spiderman sequel? Spiderman, Spiderwoman and Spiderdog?
Looks like Shelob.
You need to move.
Speaking of which...
What you have looks like a plain old orb weaver to me. HINT: BR's make cobwebs, orb weavers make spiral webs.
I think it's a black widow.
I think it's a type of wolf spider, but you still need to move.
Looks like a sub-type of the Wolf Spider. Common to North America. Usually found outdoors but sometimes gets in the house. Does bite but the venom is very mild in toxicity. A small number of individuals could be sensitive to it though.
It kinda looks like a common Wolf Spider similar to a North Carolina Wolf Spider.
Here is a link to some common spiders in your area
From your pic, it looks like a Carcass SPider.
Get Out While You STill CAN!
Who cares? Run screaming into the night.
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