Rabbit hutch spider, European Spider of the Year 2018


This video says about itself:

Steatoda bipunctata – the Common false-widow

18 June 2014

Steatoda bipunctata is a very common spider, both in nature and inside and around houses. Notice its pink eggs and spiderlings. The spider doesn’t mind taking prey larger than itself.

More info on this spider here.

The European Society of Arachnology has voted this species, also called rabbit hutch spider, European Spider of the Year 2018.

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