In reply to Nigel O:
Nigel O said:PS Gone with the common names for spiders, as they often have them(!) and it usually encompasses several closely related species that would otherwise be too difficult to pin down.
That's fine, it's all easy here! I use latin as it's universal for French & English (but you pronounce it with a french accent here) LOL
Hazel in the Gironde estuary, France
In reply to Noisette:
I have a 'simply not spider' in my shed ...
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In reply to WendyBartter:
Is it a Harvestmen or Shakeylegs? LOL
Oh dear, I put my sunglasses on upside down
Unicum arbustum haud alit duos erithacos
(One bush does not shelter two Robins)
Zenodotus (3rd Century B.C.)
In reply to monkeycheese:
A very handsome beastie despite the upside down goggles. Only seen one spider so far this year during a rare sunny and warmish spell.
This one was in the house, what else do you do on day after day of wet weather!
He/she just has to jump not crawl?!!!!! Great shot Hazel.
Lot to learn
In reply to gaynorsl:
Has taken me 'til now to pluck up courage to open this post ... now I know why! Was it very big H? Shiver, shiver!!
Ooo-er, I wouldn't like to meet her on a dark night. What species is she - do you know? Great close-up photo.
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