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Originally posted by Badgered1
reply to post by DaMod
Not being pedantic, but I believe that many mistake the Harvestman for the Cellar spider. The cellar spider is a true spider and does spin webs (crap ones). It's pretty harmless, but they do eat a lot of bugs. Venomous, but not harmful to people.
Harvestman are totally different, but it's the long legs that throws people.
Might be regional in the labelling. That said, I don't think I've seen a Harvestman in California, but lots of cellar spiders. I saw plenty of Harvestmen in Britain.
As for the spider in the OP, there's no scale on the picture and no way of telling size other than the story. Looking at it, it appears to have the whole 'fuzzy' tarantula type vibe (not an expert). I'm wondering if those legs are not 6" each.......If it had a body the size of,say, a red-knee but those long legs it would be a terrible, terrible thing.
Originally posted by xstealth
Could you imagine the crunch from stepping on that big mamma jamma?
I'd crush the hell out of it, it would be gross probably spray spider juice ten feet away, lol gross but I hate spiders.
Originally posted by InertiaZero
Isnt it strange, that the mere appearance of a creature can make us want to kill it?
Humans...we are strange...