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False Widow Spider Map August 2014

Since starting the website in October 2013 we have had an amazing response from people reporting sightings of false widow spiders and sending us photos.

We want to encourage people to keep emailing us their false widow spider sightings and sending us photos. If you have any information or images please feel free to get in touch today.

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False Widow Spider Map

We have again had another large amount of emails through with new false widow spider sightings across the UK.

Areas include:

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Sighting MapWe have had a huge influx of emails over the weekend from various people reporting sightings of false widow spiders all over the UK.

We have added all of these locations to our false widow spider map.

Locations of reported sightings include:

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Online False Widow Spider MapWe have received reports of new false widow spider sightings in various locations around the country in the past 24 hours. This has come via our contact form and also been reported in the media.

Areas where false widow spiders have been spotted in the past 24 hours include:

  • Warrington
  • Overseal
  • Grimsby
  • Barton
  • Newent
  • Gloucester

As always we are tracking the reports of sightings on our false widow spider map. If you see or hear of any sightings that we should be showing on our map, please get in touch using our online contact form.

False Widow Spider UK Sighting Map 2013

False Widow Spider UK Sighting Map 2013

Non-Native

The false widow spider is not native to the UK, however was thought to have been introduced to the UK having traveled in fruit crates coming from the Canary Islands in the late 19th Century. The first reported sighting of a false widow spider in the UK was in Torquay in 1879.

Warmer Westcountry Climate

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