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Bordered Orbweaver

Neoscona adianta

Description:

Neoscona adianta is a species of spider belonging to the family Araneidae. It has a Palaearctic distribution. A medium-sized orb-web spider (up to 8mm long) with pairs of bold white, oblique marks down the centre of the abdomen. The abdomen has a ground colour that can be brownish, reddish or greenish. The web is usually constructed among flower heads, the spider sitting in full view beside the web on a pad of silk. The pictured adult female was spotted on her net, in a prairιe in National park of Tzoumerka mountains, Epirus region, Greece.

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2 Comments

maplemoth662
maplemoth662 3 years ago

Four, beautiful photos, of a beautiful spider....pretty colors....

Tania17
Tania17 3 years ago

What a beautiful lady!

Ήπειρος - Δυτική Μακεδονία, Greece

Spotted on Mar 18, 2018
Submitted on Mar 18, 2018

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