AHHH!! *pics*

Discussion in 'Predators and Pests' started by S*T*A*R, Oct 25, 2010.

  1. S*T*A*R

    S*T*A*R Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Look at what we found in our sink!!!! [​IMG] [​IMG] Anybody know what kind it is?
     
  2. kitkatnoah

    kitkatnoah Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I'm in south Texas and that looks like a young brown recluse spider, which are venomous. We have them all around us but they mostly stay hidden, due to their coloring. I've killed young ones that sneak inside our house during the hot dry months, they follow the insects that are searching for a water source. I would kill it before removing it, they can be aggressive.
     
  3. S*T*A*R

    S*T*A*R Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Quote:Holy moly that's creepy!!! Do you know if we have those in AZ?
     
  4. texasgal

    texasgal Brood with an Attitude

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    I think the body shape is wrong for a juvenile recluse .. the bodies on BR are more elongated and oval ..

    looks similar to a juvenile black widow .. but I'm still not convinced...

    [​IMG]
     
  5. dsqard

    dsqard Crazy "L" Farms

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    Don't know if it is a brown recluse or not but they can definitely be found in Arizona. Nasty bite from those, can cause the skin to rot around the bite. I would say kill it just to be safe.
     
  6. S*T*A*R

    S*T*A*R Chillin' With My Peeps

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    AHH you guys are freaking me out!
     
  7. ranchhand

    ranchhand Rest in Peace 1956-2011

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    What part of the country are you in? That can really help narrow down the ID. I don't mind spiders too much, but I purely dread them in the sink or bathtub!
     
  8. dsqard

    dsqard Crazy "L" Farms

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    Does it look like this?
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    That is a brown recluse.
     
  9. S*T*A*R

    S*T*A*R Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Quote:I'm in Flag, AZ. I hate spiders.... to the extreme!! If one is in my bed, i'm sleepin' on the ground!!!! I've never seen one like this though.
     
  10. S*T*A*R

    S*T*A*R Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Quote:blech!!! no it doesn't. It is more red
     

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