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Mountain grassland on the edge of deciduous forest.
Spotted on Jul 15, 2017
Submitted on Jul 20, 2017
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Thank you Felix.
Wow, beautiful spider! Great shots too. Congrats, Kostas.
Thank you Daniele.
Congratulations Kostas, this beautiful spider is our Spotting of the Day!
"Check out our Spotting of the Day, a beautiful Oak Spider (Aculepeira ceropegia)! This orb-weaving spider in the family Araneidae has a wide European distribution, and can be identified by its elongated and oval-shaped abdomen showing unique markings in the form of an oak leaf.
Find out more about this spider here: http://buff.ly/2ukdJqb".
Thank you Barb.
Thank you Stacey, Christine, Tania and Jim for your kind comments.
Kostas, excellent photography...the body looks like a seashell.