Wednesday Madness – picture guess????


OK this was found in Gilbert, Arizona in a closet – Arizona Brown Spider or Brown Recluse Spider. Now I know spiders travel and can make it to almost any state in the U.S. but generally speaking I think I would have to go with the Arizona Brown Spider (Loxosceles arizonica) not that I’m ever going to get close enough to the spider anyway.

I do think spiders get a bad rap but if they would just stay outside I think most of us would be OK with them.

If you catch something and need to know more about it – bring it by my office or send me a picture 425 W. Guadalupe Road #110, Gilbert, AZ 85233 480-831-9328 or

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