ANOTHER false widow spider has been spotted in Hemel Hempstead as the relative of the infamous black widow continues to spread through Dacorum.
Louise Major, 36, discovered the arachnid in a box that her husband had brought home from work.
Louise, who lives on Christchurch Road in Hemel Hempstead, said: “I opened up the box and there it was.
“I’m not afraid of spiders, we already have two tarantulas as pets but I knew to be careful.”
Louise sent a picture of the spider, which has grown to 20mm, to spider specialist, Doug Marriott.
Mr Marriott said: “It definitely looks like one – it has that white decoration on the back.”