Picture ID 152418

Picture of unidentified spider

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Noble false widow?
Child presented shortly after receiving a bite from a spider (photographed by mum) which had been located in the child's clothing near a home swimming pool. The child had fevers, drowsiness and swelling after for several hours before recovering

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  • Submitted: Nov 18, 2021
  • Photographed: Jul 22, 2021
  • Spider: Unidentified
  • Location: Peterborough , United Kingdom
  • Spotted Outdoors: Man-made structure (building wall, fences, etc.)
  • Found in web?: No
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This is an Orbweaver, more likely Zygiella than Leviellus sp. Its enom is harmless to humans. The symptoms suggest an envenomation by Steatoda nobilis.

Last edited 6 days ago by Vonpaulus