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thatgengirl
12-05-2007, 11:59 AM
This is a "super-fast" spider my sister found on her wall in her Victoria Island (British Columbia) home. What on Earth is it? We're praying it's not a recluse or hobo, or she's moving.

thatgengirl
12-05-2007, 12:00 PM
See below for picture

Drachenjager
12-05-2007, 12:01 PM
dont use facebook, so i cant see it.
try photobucket

clearlysaid
12-05-2007, 12:05 PM
http://photos-b.ak.facebook.com/photos-ak-sf2p/v167/234/21/728010665/n728010665_498733_6660.jpg

Here's her image. Sorry I'm no help in identifying it.

thatgengirl
12-05-2007, 12:05 PM
Thanks a bunch ClearlySaid

Bastian Drolshagen
12-05-2007, 03:06 PM
hi,
no hobo, no recluse...some kind of Gnaphosidae.

thedude
12-05-2007, 03:27 PM
ant mimics??

thatgengirl
12-05-2007, 03:32 PM
I forgot to add her description:

its about a centimeter and half long including it's legs
and has some red/orange markings on its back; two triangles likes this > <

lucanidae
12-05-2007, 04:03 PM
Those spinneretes are characteristic of Gnaphosidae, looks close to genus Herpyllus.