Entomology (Study of Bugs)/Spiders in my house

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2 shots 1 spider
2 shots 1 spider  
Hi, I hope you can help me. We have these spiders in our house , usually accompanied with a even larger brown spider. I hope you can tell me what it is and how to get rid of them if possible as they are semi aggressive.

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Hi Jakki
This is a common house spider. I cannot tell what kind since identifying spiders depends on eye patterns. I can tell you that this spider is not dangerous. You cannot keep spiders out of houses for good. Just vacuum them up when you see them.
I do not know what the larger brown spider is without a photo

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Walter Hintz

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I can answer any questions about insects and spiders.

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I have taught science for over 57 years. I am presently teaching biology at the college level. I have done extensive graduate work in entomology.

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Momentum Magazine The Ohio Journal of Science

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B.S. In Ed Kent State Unuv M.Sc The Ohio State Univ National Science Foundation Fellowships: Electron Microscopy Univ of California Entomology Kent State Univ

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