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katie86
Surrey
United Kingdom

April 9, 2014
3:03 AM

Post #9808220

Does anyone know what kinda spider this is? Hes hanging out on my window. Hes the size of a walnut or 50p coin looks black but I think its more dark brown. I live just outside London UK. Thanks

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Flapdoodle
Minot, ND

April 9, 2014
3:45 AM

Post #9808241

This is a harmless orb-weaving spider, maybe a very dark example of Nuctenea umbratica, known as the walnut orb weaver - http://www.nicksspiders.com/nicksspiders/nucteneaumbratica.htm
katie86
Surrey
United Kingdom

April 9, 2014
3:47 AM

Post #9808243

Thanks!

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