Mark at Magdalen's picture

Unknown Spiders

Observed: 25th June 2011 By: Mark at MagdalenMark at Magdalen’s reputation in InvertebratesMark at Magdalen’s reputation in InvertebratesMark at Magdalen’s reputation in InvertebratesMark at Magdalen’s reputation in Invertebrates
Spiders
Description:

This pair of spiders were found under a rolled up honeysuckle leaf in birch/oak woodland.

Identifications

No identification made yet.

Species interactions

No interactions present.

Comments

Blewit Boy's picture

Not sure of.......

Not sure of the species. But this looks like a single spider beside a shed skin, rather than two spiders. Adult spiders in general are solitary.

chris

Alan Thornhill's picture

I suppose that's true about

I suppose that's true about most spiders being solitary but Meta segmentata and mengei are certainly an exception. It's common to see the female together with a male, or two, sometimes in the web. However, I can't tell what these are in the photo.