Spitting spider

7021.      It is about the size of my thumb nail. Thank you! Harleysville, Pennsylvania. United States

Number 7021. This is a spitting spider (family Scytodidae) in the genus Scytodes. These spiders do not spin a capture web, but use a glue-like silk ejected from their mouthparts to subdue their prey. They are harmless to humans; Click here for images and more detailed information.