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black lace-weaver

Amaurobius ferox (Walckenaer, 1820)


Amaurobius ferox, sometimes known as the black lace-weaver is a spider belonging to the family Amaurobiidae. It is distributed in Europe and North America and has been introduced into New Zealand.


Photographed in Netstal (Glarus) Switzerland on 02.11.2015, he was in the cellar of a country house. Size ca. 16/18 mm.

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Glarus, Switzerland

Spotted on Feb 11, 2015
Submitted on Jul 4, 2015

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