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Red Spider with huge jaws - Dysdera crocata

Red Spider with huge jaws - Dysdera crocata
Lambertville, Monroe County, Michigan, USA
July 25, 2013
Size: appx 1/2 to 5/8 length
This one strode through my bathroom, looking at first like a big red ant. I realized it was a very bold spider. I really like many arachnids, but I must admit, this one's choppers kinda creeped me out! Way too big! Anyway, which one please? Thank You

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Moved
Moved from ID Request. Definitely Dysdera crocata with jaws like that! They can look intimidating, but are not medically significant.

I think...
...that this is a sowbug killer spider.

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