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Enamel spider

Plebs bradleyi

Description:

A common but attractive orb spider usually about 16mm body length. Often appearing in urban gardens they also vary a lot with the abdominal patterns. Pic 3 is a nearby but different specimen

Habitat:

Orb web was about 1 metre above ground in open dry sclerophyll forest.

Notes:

http://bie.ala.org.au/species/urn:lsid:b...
Called " Plebs bradleyi " and yellow form here http://www.arachne.org.au/01_cms/details...

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Mark Ridgway
Spotted by
Mark Ridgway

Victoria, Australia

Spotted on Dec 11, 2015
Submitted on Dec 12, 2015

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