Mystery Spider


This is a Sheetweb Platform spider. I called this a "raisin spider" because to me it looked like a cute little raisin. It is less than an inch in diameter. It was found on our back porch in Sutton.

Technically this is part of the sheetweb family - Linyphiidae. It is the subgroup of sheetweb spiders - linyphiina, and then the subgroup of platform spiders - microlinyphia.

Most images we saw in this group had red legs, but apparently some do have tan legs like we have!

Sheetweb Platform Spider

Sheetweb Platform Spider

Sheetweb Platform Spider

Sheetweb Platform Spider

Sheetweb Platform Spider

Sheetweb PlatformSpider

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