Lace-Webbed Spider

The Lace-Webbed Spider (Amaurobius similis) is a small arachnid in the Amaurobiidae family of tangled web spiders.

The Lace-Webbed Spider has a brown body with lighter markings on its abdomen. It has light striped markings on its eight legs. 

Lace-Webbed Spider

It grows to less than 1 centimetre (about a third of an inch) in length.

It is a common spider found across Europe and the Caucasus, in homes, especially near windows. It prefers to be indoors. 

Lace-Webbed Spider
Lace-Webbed Spider

[Location of photographs: Paris, France]

Photographer: Martina Nicolls

Martina Nicolls: SIMILAR BUT DIFFERENT IN THE ANIMAL KINGDOM

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