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Neoscona spider

Neoscona adianta

Description:

Neoscona adianta is a species of spider belonging to the family Araneidae. It has a Palaearctic distribution. The coloration includes a brown to red abdomen marked with a series of black-bordered white or cream triangles. The female has a body length (excluding legs) of around 9 millimetres (0.35 in), the male being rather smaller.

Habitat:

The web is usually constructed among flower heads, the spider sitting in full view beside the web on a pad of silk.

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MichalisXanthakis
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MichalisXanthakis

Αποκεντρωμένη Διοίκηση Πελοποννήσου, Δυτικής Ελλάδας και Ιονίου, Greece

Spotted on May 30, 2004
Submitted on Jan 3, 2017

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