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Photo#488050
Large brown spider - Titiotus

Large brown spider - Titiotus
San Luis Obispo County, California, USA
November 15, 2010
Size: A couple inches
This fast moving spider fell from ceiling onto my head while I was in bed...yikes! Found in a coastal desert region, on a ranch which has lots of wolf spiders, tarantulas, daddy long legs, some black widows, and other spiders. It has eight eyes, furry spikes on it's legs, and I found no web. I can't find it in my Spider Field Guide, so any help in identifying it would be greatly appreciated. Thanks!

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Moved from ID Request.

Male Titiotus sp.
is my guess. They are harmless. They may look similar to a recluse, but you can tell them apart by the eye arrangement.

Titiotus
(no eye shot yet... they are in two straight rows of 4 eyes each kind of like this



Recluse

 
Thanks!!
Thanks!!

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