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Uninvited Stowaway in Daughter's Bed - Scytodes thoracica

Uninvited Stowaway in Daughter's Bed - Scytodes thoracica
Collingswood, Camden County, New Jersey, USA
October 9, 2017
Size: 1cm
Spider was found in daughter's bedroom near/in her bedding.

Moved from ID Request.

Spitting spider, Scytodes thoaracica?
This is a spitting spider, a Scytodes species, as stated above. They are harmless and have evolved an innovative sticky, venomous spray to subdue prey.
This is a really great find!
Have a good day,


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