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Old Friday 20th September 2019, 16:37   #1
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Anyone good with Spider ID ?

This wee thing was tiny, so had to use my macro lens.
It was simply resting outside my window in West Oxon. Taken 8th August this year

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Old Friday 20th September 2019, 18:09   #2
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perhaps an Amaurobius species, Laceweb Spider maybe?
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I'm going to look that up, as i have no idea myself. Cheers Andy
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Ok, no i dont think so, according to this webpage.

https://www.nhm.ac.uk/take-part/iden...eb-spider.html

I'm also wondering if its a baby, and not grown into its adult plumage yet ?
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Ok, no i dont think so, according to this webpage.

https://www.nhm.ac.uk/take-part/iden...eb-spider.html

I'm also wondering if its a baby, and not grown into its adult plumage yet ?
Yo can clearly bsee the chevrons on your spider, structure looks ok to me and it possibly is young.

Why don't you think it's this?
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Just becuase the images in the link where the spiders are so dark, and my creature is really silvery, but like i say, maybe its a young un, and as i know virtually nothing about arachnids, you could be totally right
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Clubiona sp., probably C. comta.

It differs from an Amaurobius in the shape/colour of the cephalothorax (the front body segment) and the central mark on the abdomen.
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