Green orb weaver spider (Araniella cucurbitina)

As found lurking on the blackcurrant bush in the garden.

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2 thoughts on “Green orb weaver spider (Araniella cucurbitina)

    • It was a little under a centimetre, which suggests it was a female; apparently the males are about 5mm in length. Yes, the green orb is the abdomen. I think there are a couple of species which are hard to distinguish by the non-expert.

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