Spider identification

Asked September 21, 2019, 11:59 PM EDT

I was hoping someone could help me identify this spider. It is a smaller version of several larger ones we have found around our house lately. and I’m hoping they aren’t a poisonous species. Thanks you, Holly

Clackamas County Oregon spider identification

3 Responses

This common spider is in the Gnaphosid family. It is also known as a ground spider or a mouse spider. They are not a threat to people or pets.

I Meant to thank you sooner for getting back to me so quickly.
Thanks again!

You're welcome.

Here's some basic information about ground spiders, although not the same species as you found-https://www.insectidentification.org/insect-description.asp?identification=Ground-Spider.