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Is anyone able to identify this please
It has a very distinctive way of holding its legs out. An introduced species with distinctive pedipalps which look similar to a tuning fork.
Probably the only Hravestman in the UK with crab like pincers it generally lives overhead in trees or the upper vegetation layers (particularly sycamore) and may have been blown down by autumnal breezes
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Very common on walls too - I first saw it on a stone church tower back in 1992. Now abundant everywhere around here (central southern England).
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Very abundant here too in Monmouthshire.
Lat/Lng: 53.9459, -0.8608
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