Large (looks like female markings) spider (body length 31mm), found in a a garage clear out.
No interactions present.
You are right with Tegenaria but you cannot reliably go to species from a photograph. Best to enter a revised ID of just "Tegenaria"
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...are so distinct - can we not go to sp? I have looked through several sites now and these markings seem to pull this apart? I know there are about 30-40 sp of T.sp
Hi Graham, as I understand it the answer is "reliably no", I think it is a genitalia job to be sure. I'm sure an expert will confirm this or otherwise. Regards Chris
Tegeneria from the atrica/saeva/gigantea complex are hard enough under a microscope.
Upperpart markings not reliable.
Lat/Lng: 51.3755, 1.3252
OS grid ref: TR315692
garage wall inside