8 False Widow Spiders Found in Birmingham

After seeing on the news and reading all the hype about Britain’s most poisonous spider the False Widow the Director of Chameleon Web Services finds 8 after his eldest son Jack thinks he found one.

False Widow Spiders were recorded in Britain around the 1870s when were accidentally shipped to the UK from the Canary Islands. They are more common to appear in UK in areas of Devon and Cornwall.

This latest find of 8 False Widow Spiders was much further north in Bartley Green, Birmingham. The spiders have all been carefully captured to be identified.

Small False Widow Spider

False Widow Spider

False Widow Spider

False Widow Spider

These False Widow Spider were found in webs on a conservatory in Bartley Green Birmingham.

False Widow Spider in Spider Web

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Original news story from 2007