The large majority of other species cannot be reliably identified in the field or from photographs, and need microscopical examination of adults to determine to species. We have a system of Area Organisers who receive records and make sure identifications are verified before they are accepted by the recording scheme. However any registered and logged-on user can upload photographs to the website and post these on the Forum to ask about identification. If you do this, please include date, location (with postcode or grid reference) details so that the record can be added to the recording scheme if the photograph can be identified to species.
We ask you to upload a picture to support your record, to help confirm your sighting. This means you will need to register and then be logged-on to do this. You can then manage your records when logged-on from the my stuff page or my records.
If the location is not identifiable by a full postcode and you don't know the map grid reference for a location you can find this using the locate page (zoom in or search for your location and the grid reference of the cursor is given at the bottom of the map).
Please enter your records using the links below:
|Daddy long legs spider||Pholcus phalangioides|
|Raft spiders||Dolomedes species|
|Four Spot-Orbweaver||Araneus quadratus|
|Walnut Orb-Weaver Spider||Nuctenea umbratica|
|Wasp Spider||Argiope bruennichi|
|Garden Spider||Araneus diadematus|
|Zoropsis spinimana||Zoropsis spinimana|