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Spider ID?

hooferinsane

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This was only taken on my iPhone, I was repairing some brickwork on a small wall that separates a lower and upper level in my garden. When I took out a couple of broken bricks, out popped this fellow. I had the phone in my back pocket, and he was gone in 30 seconds, so no chance to get the macro lens out. Is this a Woodlouse spider (Dysdera crocata )? Looking online it would appear that they are actually a UK venomous spider to humans, but the venom is only going to affect people if they have anaphylactic shock, otherwise it's not significant. I also read that they can vary in colour, in which case I have seen loads in my garden. Apparently if the id is correct, they are more prevalent in the south of the UK.

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Not an expert, but looks like a Woodlice Spider. They feed on the lice.

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I got one too last night....(flickr)
 
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I would say wood louse spider as well, plus it has a wood louse right next to it for snacking purposes...
 

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I won't find one again for dust
Could be a blessing as they have a bite powerful enough to penetrate a wood louse shell, human skin would be no obstacle... :swoon:
Really like most spiders, they are a little bit chicken when confronted with people.
 
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