Missing Sector Orbweaver

Sitting on the wall outside the front door was a small female spider, just begging to be photographed, Zygiella x-notata. Though I think it might have seen better days, having only 7 seven legs. The English name is Missing Sector Orbweaver Spider. It’s not a large spider, the body length of males ranges from 3.5 […]

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House Spider Panic

Last night there was much consternation and gnashing of teeth from the front room as my daughter settled down to watch Celebrity Big Brother as a large spider crawled up the wall in front of her. I springing immediately into action, but only after I had taken a few photos, but the pressure was definitely […]

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