Female carrying egg sac. Generally dark, with row of pale blue speckles on each side of abdomen
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The Family is Wolf Spiders or Lycosidae it may be in the Genus Pardosa like all spider species it is tricky sometimes to go to species level as this depend on maturity sex and may require a microscope or dissection to confirm
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Thanks - that seems to be how it is with many insects and arachnids. I tend to prefer (trying) to take photos than take their genitals apart... But for me a good, fully focused photo, when I get one, is more fulfilling than knowing exactly what it is. Fortunately for science others have a more enquiring approach. And more patience...
Someone may correct or add input to the ID John , my philosophy as a green group is to take nothing but photographs however to be absolute on Spider ID's thats usually the position needed to get to species
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