Bug Pics & ID forum: Spider ID

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Imagepajonica
Aug 2, 2016 4:09 PM CST
Name: Jon
Japan, Ibaraki
I've not come across this beast before and can't identify it as a Japanese native, it had trapped a cicada in a strand like web.Thumb of 2016-08-02/pajonica/a0192d
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Tickling is no laughing matter.
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Imagepajonica
Aug 2, 2016 5:57 PM CST
Name: Jon
Japan, Ibaraki
Here it is with breakfast, Cicada ... yummy Big Grin Thumb of 2016-08-02/pajonica/2cb856
Fortune favors the brave.
Tickling is no laughing matter.
http://cubits.org/DIYcomfortheserious/
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ImageJRsbugs
Aug 7, 2016 6:17 AM CST
Name: Janet
Near Lincoln UK
Hi Jon! Sorry for the late reply, I've been AWOL. Hilarious!

Your lovely spider is doing it's job! It's certainly in the family Araneidae, from what I can find it could be Neoscona Scylla which appears to be variable.

http://www.rinya.maff.go.jp/tohoku/koho/tohoku/3_zukan/2_dob...

https://www.google.co.uk/search?q=Neoscona scylla&source=lnm...
Imagepajonica
Aug 7, 2016 7:10 AM CST
Name: Jon
Japan, Ibaraki
Many thanks, Janet I tip my hat to you.
Fortune favors the brave.
Tickling is no laughing matter.
http://cubits.org/DIYcomfortheserious/

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