Comments & ID Thoughts
Initial guess: a "False widow spider"?
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- Submitted: Jun 10, 2019
- Photographed: Jun 1, 2019
- Spider: Unidentified
- Location: Kigali, Rwanda
- Spotted Outdoors: Man-made structure (building wall, fences, etc.)
- Found in web?: No
This is a type of orb weaver Araneus spp… looks very similar to Araneus legonensis (bum-eyed spider)
Thank you very much for your prompt reply. It was found inside a car, and my 3-year-old grandchild thought it was lovely! I was afraid it could be dangerous.