I just saw this spider on my door and was wondering what kind of spider this is.

  • Country: The Netherlands (Europe)
  • Color: quite reddish (maybe an idea why this one is reddish?)

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This most likely is Microlinyphia pusilla. Note that this is a male, females look quite different. A picture that closely resembles yours can be found here

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And in case you want to know, the Dutch name is 'kleine heidehangmatspin'


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