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Sep 26, 2013 4:42 PM

Spider Identification

I found this spider in my garden today, I nearly brushed past it!! Can someone please tell me what it is?

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    Sep 26, 2013 6:38 PM (in response to Sarah83)
    Re: Spider Identification

    Hi Sarah83,

     

    This is a female garden spider (Araneus diadematus), very, very common in the UK and not in any way dangerous. They do look somewhat gruesome & scary though, I'll grant you that. :-)

     

    Regards, Mark.

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