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P1000792

Observed: 6th July 2012 By: leshepherd
P1000792
Description:

15mm across/length, black legs with grey hair. Red with black stripe abdomen. Quite large active palps. Saw scuttling up garden wall in Exeter, poised to jump at me when I got close (bending legs).

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DavidNotton's picture

Philaeus chrysops

apparently a Mediterranean species occasionally found in S. Britain.

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Thank you!

Great to know, thank you!