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Furrow spider

Larinioides folium

Description:

It is an orb-weaver spider with Holarctic distribution.Females reach a body length of about 6–14 mm, males up to 5–9 mm. Leg spans range from 18 to 35 mm

Habitat:

These spiders are most often found in moist areas, especially near water. The web is built between grass or in low shrubbery. They hide during the day in a silken retreat that opens at the bottom, masked with plant and animal matter and leave it during the night. The web is remade in the evening.


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Αποκεντρωμένη Διοίκηση Πελοποννήσου, Δυτικής Ελλάδας και Ιονίου, Greece

Lat: 38.28, Long: 20.43

Spotted on Apr 25, 2016
Submitted on Jan 3, 2017

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