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Old 15-08-2012, 03:56 AM
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nothing to worry about at all there , thats the very common and widespread Amaurobius fenestralis , or Lace Web Spider

Originally Posted by tedmoo View Post
Hi there,

Can someone tell me if this is the 'False Widow' Steatoda nobilis?

My girlfriend was just bit on her leg. I live in Cumbria, and as far as I know these 'biting' spiders are only found in southern England?

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(she's worried now after reading the news reports)

Thanks for anyones input and sorry the picture is not the best. I hate spiders!
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