|A common spider which is most often encountered hunting the internal walls of houses, especially when a light is switched on in the middle of the night. Known as the Mouse Spider, Scotophaeusus blackwalli is quite easily recognised (despite lacking any obvious markings) by it's silvery abdominal hairs, but is a very fast moving species which can inflict a painful bite. Photographed at Market Warsop in early April 2010.|
|UK distribution of Scotophaeus blackwalli|
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