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Insect and Spider Identification: Please help identify this spider!

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United Kingdom

May 7, 2013
9:36 AM

Post #9511825

Hello everyone,

I found this spider in my patio today. We will be putting up a screening fence in the next few days and just wondering what kind of spider it is, and if it can be dangerous if disturbed by us installing the fence.

Thanks in advance :)

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Minot, ND

May 7, 2013
10:57 AM

Post #9511911

This appears to be a hacklemesh weaver (family Amaurobiidae), they are harmless to humans.
United Kingdom

May 8, 2013
10:08 AM

Post #9513299

Thank you! I thought it might be a false widow.

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