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Lace-webbed spider

Observed: 21st May 2012 By: Sharon Bennett
S159 Neighbourhood Nature - current student
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Lace-webbed spider
Lace-webbed spider egg sack

A dark/black large stocky spider. Found underneath cardboard box on patio in garden. Messy web. Egg sack found inside box.

Species interactions

No interactions present.


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I'd agree it belongs to the

I'd agree it belongs to the family Amaurobiidae but without being able to see the patten on the abdomen I wouldn't like to rule out Coelotes

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Thank you

Hi Alan
Belated thank you for your comments. I have had a look at Coelotes and, yes, they are also similar to the one in the photo. Sharon

Sharon B