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Wasp Spider Egg Sac

Argiope bruennichi

Description:

Looks like a wasp Spider Egg Sac. It is around 3 cm in diameter. The female Wasp Spider creates one of the largest egg sacs of any of the spiders found in Britain. It is flask shaped, brown in colour and about 25mm across. She fills it with eggs and then seals the top with more silk.

Habitat:

open grassland with small shrubs

1 Species ID Suggestions

arlanda
arlanda 9 years ago
Wasp Spider Egg Sac


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1 Comment

arlanda
arlanda 9 years ago

Added to Eggs of the World mission

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Spotted by
arlanda

O Saviñao, Galicia, Spain

Spotted on Dec 31, 1900
Submitted on Jan 19, 2012

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