What kind of spider and how dangerous

Asked October 9, 2018, 6:58 PM EDT

What kind of spider is this and how poisonous is it?

Emmet County Michigan

1 Response

Hello,

That looks like a Nursery Web Spider, Pisaurina mira (Araneae: Pisauridae). These are harmless spiders.

See: http://animaldiversity.org/site/accounts/information/Pisaurina_mira.html

And

http://www.spiders.us/species/pisaurina-mira/

Regards,

Howard