The Alien

Garden Spider Araneus diadematus

… not really … just the Garden Spider (Araneus diadematus)

Yep … if you really, really wanna … feel free to click on the image to enlarge and click again to get even … (deep scary voice here) … closer …


July 2019, rear garden, South Staffordshire, England. © Pete Hillman.

24 thoughts on “The Alien

    1. Thank you 🙂 It is the time of year now I am seeing many of them around the garden. This one was by the door of my shed catching the flies. Who needs fly paper, lol 🙂

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  1. Oh Pete, it’s so hard to “like” spider photos, with my intense aversion to them, but I do appreciate your skill in taking the pictures.

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  2. Wow – one scary alien when you zoom in twice. I am not afraid of spiders, but I can understand while some people are.

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  3. As others have already said, so interesting. And the detail of the tiny mites (I suppose by definition all mites are tiny!) is amazing to see.

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