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We found this spider in the house and are intrigued (we live in Berkshire,UK). It seems to have pincer type claws and a pair of very interesting eyes!
Is this some sort of Crab spider? or scorpion?
Can anyone shed any light on what this spider is and how common it is? I've never seen one like this before.
Any thoughts much appreciated.
Dicranopalpus ramosus, which is a harvestman or harvest spider. They're arachnids but not true spiders. There have been a couple of other posts about them in the Spiders section recently which you might be interested to read. They're
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