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Lutya

Yellow sac spider?

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Lutya    80

Near Albany, NY. Above my shower for a week before I realized it may be poisonous.

 

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Astrobirder    3422

The only types of Spider in North America that is of medical concern are the genus Latrodectus, also known as the Widows, and the Brown Recluse. See here:

http://bugguide.net/node/view/1954#body

 

It looks like it's in the family Eutichuridae, likely in the genus Cheiracanthium (Yellow Sac Spider), but I'm no expert in Spiders

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Lutya    80

The yellow sac spider is listed as NYS only poisonous spider. Not deadly but causing a necrotic bite.

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pannaking22    75

You get Latrodectus variolus, the northern black widow, in New York. There's no actual evidence of necrosis linked to a yellow sac spider bite. There are implications, but nothing backing it up, much like recluse bites in areas where they don't occur. 

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