Unknown indoor spider

SalJ

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I came across this spider in the house and I have no idea what kind it is. I've tried searching the web and image searching for this kind of spider. Image is kinda blurry (sorry about that), someone said it's a brown recluse, but I doubt that.

I live in Northern Europe, and the spider is approximately 6 cm long.



Sorry if it's posted in the wrong forum.
 

chanda

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The picture is a bit blurry, but it's most likely the Giant House Spider, Eratigena atrica. (It most certainly is NOT a brown recluse - or any other Loxosceles!)
 

Albireo Wulfbooper

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This is 100% definitely NOT a brown recluse. Looks to me like probably an Eratigena species, possibly E. atrica. Very common and harmless.

Edit: beaten to the reply button! :lol:
 

SalJ

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Thanks. Much appreciated.

EDIT: Not exactly related, but do they catch and eat silverfish?
 
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