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Oct 18, 2013 12:04 PM

Spider identification

Can anyone identify this spider?  Spotted several of them around the window frames.....


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    Oct 18, 2013 1:26 PM (in response to Christina)
    Re: Spider identification

    Hi Christina,


    This is a harmless Zygiella species, almost certainly Zygiella x-notata (AKA missing sector orb weaver). They do seem to specialise in "window living", I'm sure you will notice many more now that you are aware of them. They also typially make homes in/on other man-made structures, like climbing frames, unused bicycles, car wing name it really.


    Regards, Mark.

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