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Cucumber Spider (Araniella cucurbitina or Araniella opisthographa)


There are two species of small green Orb-web spiders, known as Cucumber Spiders. To be certain about their identity they have to be killed and examined under a microscope. I didn't do that, so I can not tell which species is in these pictures.

Araniella opisthographa Araniella cucurbitina Araniella cucurbitina

Araniella opisthographa Araniella cucurbitina


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