Any ideas what spider it is uk

basin79

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I got no reaction but he has a large abdomen so he may not be hungry he just sat there I tried to tickle right next to his feet even nothing he just sat there lol gonna try dropping a cricket later see if that helps. These were all I got so far because Oscar won't move lol and I think definitely a he . View attachment 382482 View attachment 382484
Fingers crossed with sundown will come hunger and the hunt and better pics lol.
Well he is definitely a he. Looks to be a penultimate male.
 

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I thought so... shame just because it means he won't be there much longer.... well I best hurry and get more pics then before he goes wondering.

I have tried again Oscar chased that cricket all over the web . These where the best pics. 20210421_190100.jpg 20210421_185907.jpg 20210421_185853.jpg
So it looks like his spinners are short . Unfortunately he didn't do a happy dance he just dragged that cricket down his funnel.
 
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I think he could be a Tegenaria domestica. The pattern on his butt and the spinnerets look short enough for a male. Sometimes the colours and hues can look off depending on the lighting. :)
 

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I think he could be a Tegenaria domestica. The pattern on his butt and the spinnerets look short enough for a male. Sometimes the colours and hues can look off depending on the lighting. :)
I have a Tegeneria but I don't think it's one of those just because Oscar is such a light colour with dark legs he don't look anything like my Tetchy. Or maybe he is just a light colour morph , don't know, I don't think I will ever know for sure 😊 but either way he is gorgeous 😍
 

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I have a Tegeneria but I don't think it's one of those just because Oscar is such a light colour with dark legs
I think he could be a Tegenaria domestica.
What we have here is unable to see the spider for the color. I just tossed the image into GIMP and assigned random colors, pink, purple etc. to the legs and body.

@Charliemum Look at this image then try to spot the setae on the legs as well as the various shapes and posture. https://images-wixmp-ed30a86b8c4ca8...0.gsYLnFYzvgV6NYXpQIN4lbVWezA2evjULjxwMT8xcks
I'm leaning towards atrica. Several images show it with legs a darker color than the body. The setae placements and angles are as accurate and unique as fingerprints.

Just toss 'tegenaria images' into a search engine and ignore the colors. Find the closest matching shapes. Then look at the various color morphs and general overall color scheme. Abdomen pattern a match is obvious.
 
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I have a Tegeneria but I don't think it's one of those just because Oscar is such a light colour with dark legs he don't look anything like my Tetchy. Or maybe he is just a light colour morph , don't know, I don't think I will ever know for sure 😊 but either way he is gorgeous 😍
Is that a molt in the picture? If so, maybe he's just looking really pale because of molting recently. Maybe he'll show his true patterns soon
 

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What we have here is unable to see the spider for the color. I just tossed the image into GIMP and assigned random colors, pink, purple etc. to the legs and body.

@Charliemum Look at this image then try to spot the setae on the legs as well as the various shapes and posture. https://images-wixmp-ed30a86b8c4ca8...0.gsYLnFYzvgV6NYXpQIN4lbVWezA2evjULjxwMT8xcks
I'm leaning towards atrica. Several images show it with legs a darker color than the body. The setae placements and angles are as accurate and unique as fingerprints.

Just toss 'tegenaria images' into a search engine and ignore the colors. Find the closest matching shapes. Then look at the various color morphs and general overall color scheme. Abdomen pattern a match is obvious.
So after all that he is just light patterned very cool 😎 I have never seen Tetchy get that light after a moult but still very very cool it's a shame he wasn't the same species as her could have got me some lovely looking baby's lol , thanks everyone for their help it's much appreciated 😀
 

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It's a buck skin is it not? I am not good with horses lol or is this a trick question?
 

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So after all that he is just light patterned very cool 😎 I have never seen Tetchy get that light after a moult but still very very cool it's a shame he wasn't the same species as her could have got me some lovely looking baby's lol , thanks everyone for their help it's much appreciated 😀
I've seen on bugzuk that they have some of those Eratigena atrica for really cheap. Maybe you could get a female from there and get some cute babies. ☺
 

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I've seen on bugzuk that they have some of those Eratigena atrica for really cheap. Maybe you could get a female from there and get some cute babies. ☺
🧐 I must investigate lol not sure though what if she ate him I would be wounded
 

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🧐 I must investigate lol not sure though what if she ate him I would be wounded
There is a chance of that but there's also a chance of beautiful babies 😉
Or you could let fate decide and see if he finds a female in the wild. Fingers crossed he does successfully breed sometime 🤞
 

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There is a chance of that but there's also a chance of beautiful babies 😉
Or you could let fate decide and see if he finds a female in the wild. Fingers crossed he does successfully breed sometime 🤞
I think I will let fate decide he will have more chances out there than in a viv 😁 then I can catch some baby's hopefully 😊
 

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Amazing looking spider, I had one similar earlier this year that lived almost a year. He was a healthy little guy I am thinking of going to catch another one. after moulting mine was orange except for the legs and then it faded back to gray.
 
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