funnel web, nocturnal.
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Would you be so kind as to edit your posting and move it to the invertebrates section, many thanks.
Chris Brooks - www.dragonfly-images.co.uk
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Definitely S.florentina. I have seen many in Central Southampton in the past, but never at this time of year.
If you gently touch the radials of the web with a feather the spider comes out from its retreat so fast you involuntarily jump, despite expecting it!
Lat/Lng: 50.8, -1.1
OS grid ref: SU6602