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Oak Spider

Aculepeira ceropegia

Habitat:

Mountain grassland on the edge of deciduous forest.

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10 Comments

KostasZontanos
KostasZontanos 4 years ago

Thank you Felix.

Felix Fleck
Felix Fleck 4 years ago

Wow, beautiful spider! Great shots too. Congrats, Kostas.

KostasZontanos
KostasZontanos 4 years ago

Thank you Daniele.

DanielePralong
DanielePralong 4 years ago

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".

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KostasZontanos
KostasZontanos 4 years ago

Thank you Barb.

KostasZontanos
KostasZontanos 4 years ago

Thank you Stacey, Christine, Tania and Jim for your kind comments.

Jim Nelson
Jim Nelson 4 years ago

Kostas, excellent photography...the body looks like a seashell.

Tania17
Tania17 4 years ago

!!

Christine Y.
Christine Y. 4 years ago

Beautiful!

staccyh
staccyh 4 years ago

Wow!

KostasZontanos
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Αποκεντρωμένη Διοίκηση Ηπείρου - Δυτικής Μακεδονίας, Greece

Spotted on Jul 15, 2017
Submitted on Jul 20, 2017

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