Segestria

Picture ID 12322

Picture of Segestria - Lateral

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can someone tell me what spider this is lurking in my door way

  • Submitted by: 
    Spice84
  • Submitted: May 8, 2018
  • Photographed: May 8, 2018
  • Spider: Segestria
  • Location: essex, United Kingdom
  • Spotted Outdoors: Man-made structure (building wall, fences, etc.)
  • Found in web?: No
  • Attributes: Lateral
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Tentative given the amount of detail in the image … but this looks like it may be a Tube Web Spider, Segestria florentina. Compare to:
http://srs.britishspiders.org.uk/portal/p/Picture/s/Segestria+florentina+3

Edit: I notice that the first three pair of legs are pointing forward which is consistent with Segestriidae.

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Picture of Segestria spp. - Dorsal Enlarge Picture