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Aug 13, 2013 9:49 PM

spider id....

found this in the rear of my van, in Nottingham... should i be worried..?

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    Aug 13, 2013 10:06 PM (in response to abm)
    Re: spider id....

    Looks like a species of Araneus. No need to be worried, tho bear in mind ALL spiders are venomous.

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    Aug 14, 2013 3:38 PM (in response to abm)
    Re: spider id....

    "Looks like a species of Araneus. No need to be worried, tho bear in mind ALL spiders are venomous."

     

    Only about a dozen UK species are able to deliver a singificant bite to a human, none are dangerous (painful in some cases, but syptoms such as localised swelling, discomfort & general "under the weather" feelings typically pass after a couple of days).

     

    As GreenLarry says, it's a garden spider, very common & not aggressive, it'll either play dead or try and hide/escape if you confront it.

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