I've been spotting some of these insects in my house lately, they look like spiders but it seems like they have six legs and antennae instead of eight legs. Can someone tell me what insect is this? Is it dangerous? I don't mind having them in my house but if they're dangerous I might have to do something.

A photo of the insect: The Insect

Their body seems to be relatively flat when you look at it from a side, the location is Costa Rica, we are in the wet season (no winter,summer,etc. here) but I'm almost sure I've seen them during the dry season as well, also, the insect's body size (ignoring legs) is similar to a thumb. In case that helps to indentify it.

  • $\begingroup$ In general, it looks like it could be a cricket of some type. They typically have long antennae. $\endgroup$ – Bryan Hanson May 27 '20 at 16:09
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    $\begingroup$ Welcome to Biology.SE! Please edit your post to include an estimate of the size (e.g. around 5 cm long) — thumbs are highly variable and it isn't clear which part(s) of a thumb you might mean anyway! Also, could you try to get clearer pictures and, if possible, include one from the side and another from the front? Thanks! 😊 $\endgroup$ – tyersome May 27 '20 at 17:07

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