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Discussion in 'True Spiders & Other Arachnids' started by thatgengirl, Dec 5, 2007.

  1. thatgengirl

    thatgengirl Arachnopeon

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    This is a "super-fast" spider my sister found on her wall in her Victoria Island (British Columbia) home. What on Earth is it? We're praying it's not a recluse or hobo, or she's moving.
     
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  2. thatgengirl

    thatgengirl Arachnopeon

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    See below for picture
     
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  3. dont use facebook, so i cant see it.
    try photobucket
     
  4. clearlysaid

    clearlysaid Arachnobaron

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    Here's her image. Sorry I'm no help in identifying it.
     
  5. thatgengirl

    thatgengirl Arachnopeon

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    Thanks a bunch ClearlySaid
     
  6. Bastian Drolshagen

    Bastian Drolshagen Arachnobaron Old Timer

    hi,
    no hobo, no recluse...some kind of Gnaphosidae.
     
  7. thatgengirl

    thatgengirl Arachnopeon

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    I forgot to add her description:

    its about a centimeter and half long including it's legs
    and has some red/orange markings on its back; two triangles likes this > <
     
  8. lucanidae

    lucanidae Arachnoprince Old Timer

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    Those spinneretes are characteristic of Gnaphosidae, looks close to genus Herpyllus.