Amaurobius ferox
(Black Lace-Weaver)

Picture ID 12940

Picture of Amaurobius ferox (Black Lace-Weaver) - Female - Dorsal

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Found this 8 leg lady in Maspeth, Queens, NY. I have never seen anything like this in NY before. My Son thought it was a black house spider, but those belong on the opposite side of the globe.

Could someone please ID it?

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ItsyBitsy

Hi, welcome to Spider ID. 🙂 This looks like a Black Lace-weaver, Amaurobius ferox.

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