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  • STW spiderists- is this a false widow?
  • xherbivorex
    Free Member

    about half a dozen of these have taken up residence around my front window frame (outdoors, thankfully). should i be concerned? they’re about 10mm long, head and body, and leg span about the size of a 10p coin. and no, they’re not baby robins…

    avdave2
    Full Member

    should i be concerned

    Yes that needs rubbing down, possibly filling and repainting. There are signs of cracks which will allow water penetration.

    perchypanther
    Free Member

    My guess* is that those are Missing Sector** Orb Web Spiders.

    Let one bite you and see what happens……

    * not an expert and not a great picture TBH.

    **If they’ve made webs there’ll be a conspicuous section of the web missing, hence the name

    bluearsedfly
    Free Member

    Are you sure it’s not a sticker?

    DezB
    Free Member

    Hermit crab

    sandwicheater
    Full Member

    Duck? Rub it on some children and see what happens.

    Pickers
    Full Member

    Duck?

    Does it weigh the same as a duck?

    lovewookie
    Full Member

    orb web.

    this is a false widow.

    brakes
    Free Member

    did you pull its legs off you nasty pasty?

    xherbivorex
    Free Member

    the legs are curled under this one, as it’s deaded. good replies; i’ll hold off on torching my house then.

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