Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
Scotophaeus blackwalli (Thorell, 1871)
Female 9-12 mm; male 7-10 mm (J. Lissner)
Orange-brown covered with grey hairs; abdomen often has a silky-grey appearance, reminiscent of a mouse.
Synanthropic in North America.
This spider was apparently introduced from Europe and is found around buildings on the Pacific Coast.
Series of photos (including some from other BG contributors) here
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