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Insect and Spider Identification: Identify this large yellow spider found in the UK

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Sam1990
London
United Kingdom

August 14, 2012
10:27 AM

Post #9241308

Hi guys,

I Found this on my leather sofa, I moved it out down to the bottom of the garden and it came back to the patio door!

Have searched google and found nothing so signed up to this forum to ask!

Cheers

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Sam1990
London
United Kingdom

August 14, 2012
10:27 AM

Post #9241308

Hi guys,

I Found this on my leather sofa, I moved it out down to the bottom of the garden and it came back to the patio door!

Have searched google and found nothing so signed up to this forum to ask!

Cheers

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Flapdoodle
Minot, ND

August 14, 2012
3:46 PM

Post #9241602

Itís an orb weaver (Araneidae); one possibility is an unusually pale example of Araniella cucurbitina -
http://www.biopix.com/photos/gdr-araniella-cucurbitina-04119.jpg

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