CHRISTINA's picture

Unusual spider

Observed: 1st December 2010 By: CHRISTINACHRISTINA’s reputation in Invertebrates
unusual spider

Small 4-5mm black jumping spider. Never observed in my vicinity previously. In upstairs room away from outdoor garden. Open chimney in room. Otherwise no obvious way of entry.

  • not known (Evarche species ? arcuata)
    Confidence: It might be this.
    Likely ID
    a jumping spider (Salticidae)
    Confidence: I'm as sure as I can be.
Species interactions

No interactions present.


Dick_Jones's picture

Pseudeuophrys lanigera possibly

Only one record of P. lanigera in Scotland, but noted as spreading north. An indoor species, also on roofs. Photo is a little dark to be certain, but Ecosse not a profitable area for jumpers.