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Observed: 2nd October 2011 By: janercjanerc’s reputation in Invertebratesjanerc’s reputation in Invertebratesjanerc’s reputation in Invertebrates
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Linyphia triangularis
Description:

small spider with fine net of cobweb against wall of house

Identifications
Species interactions

No interactions present.

Species with which Linyphia triangularis interacts

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Alan Thornhill's picture

Same spider?

Are the two photos of the same spider? The one on the right looks like Linyphia triangularis but the abdominal pattern on the one on the left doesn't seem correct for this species, nor does its web.

janerc's picture

No, sorry, I'm an idiot! They

No, sorry, I'm an idiot! They are 2 different spiders.

Janerc

Alan Thornhill's picture

OK

I've given a likely ID for the one on the right but I'm puzzled by the one on the left. I don't recognise the pattern on the abdomen but maybe it's just a slightly unusual Metellina.

janerc's picture

I've added a slightly

I've added a slightly different view of the unidentified one

Janerc

Alan Thornhill's picture

My turn to say sorry

Sorry but I think they're both Linyphia triangularis. I was misled because the web it was on didn't seem Linyphia-like.

janerc's picture

OK, I don't feel quite so

OK, I don't feel quite so silly now anyway! Thanks for the ID

Janerc