Unidentified

Picture ID 190729

Picture of unidentified spider
  • Submitted by: 
    Reg23
  • Submitted: Oct 11, 2023
  • Photographed: Oct 11, 2023
  • Spider: Unidentified
  • Location: Ardee, Ireland
  • Spotted Outdoors: Man-made structure (building wall, fences, etc.),Low foliage (shrubs, herbs, garden, excluding flowers)
  • Found in web?: No
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Nod

Clever girl. She has positioned herself to nab flying insects attracted to the light. Its hard to make out the her markings. However we have relatively few big orb weaving species in Ireland. I am fairly sure it is a European garden spider because of the white cross on the top of her abdomen….they are very variable … https://www.naturespot.org.uk/species/garden-spider

BugmanDan

Spiders earn their rent by eating pest insects.