Agalenatea redii (NL: Brede wielwebspin / EN: Gorse orbweaver / DE: Körbchenspinne / FR: Épeire de velours) is a species of 'orbweavers' belonging to the family Araneidae. The same species as in previous post so for more info on the species: see there.
This image shows the spider waiting in the middle of its web... A very difficult image to make on a windy day because the web is attached to dried grass at about 0.5m above the ground and the slightest puff of wind blows the web back and forth.... but eventually the wind always takes a break ensuring the web to hang still just long enough to get the focus right and achieve a sharp image... I Needed some (a lot of) attempts however ...
Image: Schilde (B) - 15/10/2011
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