Unidentified

Picture ID 94968

Picture of unidentified spider

Comments & ID Thoughts

Found this on my garden fence and have no idea what it is.. I have had false black widow suggested. But I'm not sure

  • Submitted by: 
    Galicus81
  • Submitted: Nov 7, 2019
  • Photographed: Oct 28, 2019
  • Spider: Unidentified
  • Location: Rushden, United Kingdom
  • Spotted Outdoors: Man-made structure (building wall, fences, etc.)
  • Found in web?: No
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I think this is Nuctenea umbratica, a Walnut Orbweaver. It is a tricky one to identify. The colors do resemble the False Widows’ and it lacks a marking pattern that is easily recognizable. There aren’t many orbweaver species in the UK to decide between, at least. She’s not dangerous to people.