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Nov 23, 2013 12:52 AM

Which house spider?

Could someone please help and let me know which house slider this is please?

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    Nov 24, 2013 4:44 PM (in response to Wilderness Woman)
    Re: Which house spider?

    It's one of the larger house spiders, Tegenaria sp. There are several species which you can't separate from a photo.

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        Nov 26, 2013 10:37 PM (in response to Wilderness Woman)
        Re: Which house spider?

        What I wrote was probably out of date. There has been a revision of Tegenaria genus and some of the larger species have been lumped together in one species called Eratigena (a synonym* of Tegenaria) atrica - this incorporates T. gigantea, saeva and atrica. But I don't know if everyone accepts it.

         

        * ooops, I meant anagram

         

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