Pison spinolae is a large (10-16mm), black species with fine, erect, long silver hairing. Females build clusters of mud cells provisioned with multiple ‘stunned’ orb-web weaving spiders. The mud nests are often found around and in households in all manner of small overhangs, crevices and holes.
Genus identification thanks to bleu.geo.
Late December 2015-Early January 2016
Building the mud nest under eaves.
Genus identification thanks to bleu.geo
After a few days the chamber had been sealed off.