What kind of spider is this?

Asked July 28, 2020, 12:58 PM EDT

Hello. I found this spider in my kitchen this morning. Can you tell me what kind it is and if it can be harmful to humans please?

Maryland

1 Response

We think this looks like a type of wolf spider. The spider is not poisonous and beneficial. It is a good predator and feeds on many pest insects. Escort it outdoors.
https://extension.umd.edu/hgic/topics/predatory-spiders

Marian