False widow spider

Video presented by Stuart Hine

Stuart Hine in False widow spider video
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Stuart Hine, Manager of the Identification and Advisory Service at the Museum, talks about the false widow spider. Originally from southern Europe, the spider is now established in the south and east of England.

  • Presented by: Stuart Hine
  • Date: 22 May 2007
  • Duration: 2:19

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