Pholcidae: cellar spiders

The Pholcidae is a large family of spiders, although most of the family’s diversity is in dry temperate or subtropical regions, where they can live in diverse habitats away from houses. In our latitudes, these warm loving spiders live in caves, cellars, wells, outbuildings, and houses. The most common and widespread species in the UK is Pholcus phalangioides – a male with his rounded palps is on the top photo-, which has also now been introduced in other regions of the world, including North…

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