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Dec 29, 2013 3:23 PM

What is this spider ??

Hi,

Can someone tell me what spider this is? I opened the window and this started climbing up the wall?

Many thanks

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    Dec 30, 2013 1:41 PM (in response to Davy88)
    Re: What is this spider ??

    The photo is a little blurry, but it could well be a male Steatoda nobilis. They wander around looking for mates & do end up indoors from time to time.

     

    Make a cone out of a sheet of paper, fold over the pointed end so the spider can't drop through, scoop the spider off the wall & put him back outside. They're not aggressive, nor dangerous & bites are usually the result of a spider being trapped against the skin, nevertheless, his wandering habit means that it is prudent to put him outside.

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