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spider - female

spider - Female
Sooke, city, British Columbia, Canada
May 25, 2010
Size: the body was 1 inch
this is the spider we found on our ceiling in May 2010 in Sooke BC on Vancouver Island, I would love to know what kind of spider it is, and if it is dangerous. We caught it and let it go.

Moved from ID Request.

Canadian Spider
It's not dangerous. I'll get back to it on ID, I have to think about it a little while.

good to know it isn't dangero
good to know it isn't dangerous, it has found a nice cozy home underneath our porch! It has very strong webbing and it jumps when my husband found

Hacklemesh Weavers (Amaurobiidae)
of some kind I guess. Maybe one of the Amaurobius or Callobius. They seem to have that same hairy underside of the legs besides having similar coloring and eyes.

You can see them here.

neat!! I like spiders, my fr
neat!! I like spiders, my friends would have had a fit and squished her if they saw her. I always wondered what type of spider she was cause she is a beauty! Thanks!

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