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Spider 3

Observed: 18th June 2012 By: Stephen PlummerStephen Plummer’s reputation in InvertebratesStephen Plummer’s reputation in Invertebrates
Spider 3
Spider 3b

Is there enough detail of the marked abdomen on these admittedly poor photos to id this spider to species?

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Thanks, Alan. I do have the

Thanks, Alan. I do have the Collins 'Field Guide to Spiders' but I'd completely overlooked the features on this one, especially compared to the plate without any yellow markings etc. But I can see now that the longitudinal markings at the rear are very marked and notice that it is sometimes called 'the cricket bat orb weaver'!