Saturday, 30 July 2016

Neoscona adianta Walckenaer, 1802 - Cyprus

Family: Araneidae

female
male














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

Photos at Skarinou 23/4/2016, by Michael Hadjiconstantis










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