Subject:  What type of spider?
Geographic location of the bug:  South Florida
Date: 04/16/2021
Time: 10:43 AM EDT
Your letter to the bugman:  What type of spider is this in my bathroom?
How you want your letter signed:  Jakob


Dear Jakob,
This is a nocturnal hunting spider (does not build a web for snaring prey) in the genus
Selenops, commonly called a Flattie, and here is a BugGuide image that looks very similar.  According to BugGuide:  “This genus is found throughout the tropics and subtropics worldwide and can be found in southern parts of the U.S. ”  This shy group of Spiders is not a threat to humans.


Location: Florida

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