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Silver- sided sector spider

Zygiella x-notata

Description:

Spotting above probably female. Large abdomen, hairless legs, leaf- shaped pattern on back, brown and cream in colour.

Habitat:

Large web with sector missing, containing only a single strand that leads to nest in crevice where spider resides during the day

Notes:

Will rebuild web in early morning. Mainly nocturnal and will move from corner hideout to middle of web during the night.

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5 Comments

KarenL
KarenL 7 years ago

Please consider adding this to the Spiders of the British Isles mission http://www.projectnoah.org/missions/2977...

JanineLingTurner
JanineLingTurner 7 years ago

thank-you!

J1Star
J1Star 7 years ago

Done! :)

JanineLingTurner
JanineLingTurner 7 years ago

http://www.projectnoah.org/missions/4649...
would you please consider adding this spotting to
The U.K Arthropod Survey as it would be a very interesting contribution. Thanks!

Maria dB
Maria dB 8 years ago

Nice spotting!

J1Star
Spotted by
J1Star

London Borough of Hounslow, England, United Kingdom

Spotted on Oct 7, 2013
Submitted on Oct 7, 2013

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