BioImages: The Virtual Field-Guide (UK)

Pholcus phalangioides (Fuesslin, 1775) (Cobweb Spider)

Sets of Photographs

These relate to individual finds ("biological records") of the organism.

Suggested Literature

Pholcus phalangioides may be covered by literature listed under:

BIOTA
(living things)
Eukaryota
(eukaryotes)
ANIMALIA
(animals)
ARTHROPODA
(arthropods)
ARACHNIDA
(mites, spiders, false scorpions, harvestmen etc.)
ARANEAE
(spiders)

Further Information

Notes (MWS) A common synanthropic spider that survives and near the ceiling and in dark corners in most houses. It feeds on other, often larger, invertebrates including spiders and woodlice, by injecting poison into their extremities and then feeding on them after they have become paralysed.
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