Theridiidae

Theridiidae

Observation - Theridiidae - UK and Ireland. Description: Distinctive shape and proportions and especially legs (and eyes) of the comb footed spiders Theridii

Distinctive shape and proportions and especially legs (and eyes) of the comb footed spiders Theridiidae.
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The wide dark, parallel band is distinctive and as this is a mature female - the “Mickey Mouse” ears of her epigyne are distinctive enough to take to species.
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Colour and abdominal pattern are in helpfully variable but the other features enable ID.
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3mm max head to spinnerets.