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Spider

Observed: 7th October 2012 By: bravo588
spider
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bravo588's picture

still not convinced

have checked the eol for nobils and their pictures show spiders with a lot more red/brown than this one, the marking on the back is so very distinctive too It is certainly one of the false widows but which one?

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You're right not be convinced

You're right not be convinced - only a small minority of spdiers can be ID'd from photos. But I think nobilis is much the most likely. The extent of the pale patch on the back varies but this has one of a similar shape/size -
http://www.azoresbioportal.angra.uac.pt/imagens/Imagenes/2009/21Abril//A...