what kind of spider is this????

Asked August 12, 2015, 11:27 PM EDT

Can u please help me and tell me what kinda spider this is I found it in my basement and it's not like the everyday spiders I see

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1 Response

The spider in your photo looks dead and is difficult to identify. The spider may be a wolf spider. They are not poisonous. They can come in the basement in the fall and exclusion is the best way to keep them out. See our publication for more information http://extension.umd.edu/sites/default/files/_images/programs/hgic/Publications/HG9_Spiders_in_Maryl...