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Nov 1, 2013 11:10 AM

Spider ID- false widow?

Good morning all. I found this in the kitchen this morning, could someone confirm if it is a false widow? If so what should I do with it and is there anyone who would like to be informed for research purposes? Many thanks.  P.s. Location Penarth, Nr Cardiff, South Wales

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    Nov 1, 2013 12:12 PM (in response to RichardBall83)
    Re: Spider ID- false widow?

    Hi Richard,


    This is a harmless missing sector orb weaver (Zygiella x-notata), very common & widespread. They particularly like window frames (inside & out).


    I have 6 in my front room, countless on the exterior walls/'ll see them everywhere now that you are aware of them.


    Regards, Mark,

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