Metellina

Picture ID 48558

Picture of Metellina - Dorsal

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metellina segmentata orb spider

  • Submitted by: 
    Allanjones
  • Submitted: Nov 17, 2018
  • Photographed: Nov 16, 2018
  • Spider: Metellina
  • Location: Plymouth, United Kingdom
  • Spotted Outdoors: Man-made structure (building wall, fences, etc.)
  • Found in web?: Yes
  • Attributes: Dorsal
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LGD

great pic, this is either Metellina segmentata, or Metellina mengei. Examination needed to tell them apart as they look near identical to the naked eye. http://srs.britishspiders.org.uk/portal.php/p/Summary/s/Metellina+segmentata+sens.+str.

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