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Tuesday, 28 July 2009

Beware of false widow spiders on Dorset windowsills

The mild climate in Dorset has brought an unusual visitor out of the woodwork.

While it may look like the deadly black widow, this spider found lurking in a Weymouth house is actually a false widow (Steatoda nobilis).

Experts say because of the warmer weather we have been experiencing over the last few years the false widow is no longer an uncommon sight in this part of the world.

Read More: Source - Dorset Echo Tuesday 28th July 2009

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