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Tegenaria parietina  (Fourcroy, 1785)
Main synonym = Aranea parietina    Fourcroy, 1785
Taxonomical Classification:  Animalia / Arthropoda / Arachnida / Araneae / Agelenidae
Cardinal Spider     Brimba tal-Kantini
Further Information:
Hides in a funnel-like silken tube within a triangular web which it constructs in the corners of cellars and outhouses. Feeds primarily on small insects such as houseflies and mosquitoes. Common.








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