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Unusual spider

Observed: 11th October 2012 By: js24397
S159 Neighbourhood Nature - current student
spider (2)
spider (3)

This spider has been outside my front door for the past 2 or 3 weeks. It has this strange triangular pea-sized sac where its body should be (in the daylight the sac is a shiny dark grey). It this just an egg sac or is it a really odd kind of spider? I have never seen one like this before.

Species interactions

No interactions present.


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spider ?

could it be an orb spider ?