A Rare One

Garden Spider Araneus diadematus male

It is very rare I come across a male Garden Spider (Araneus diadematus) in my garden, or anywhere else for that matter. I think it was attracted to the UV light of my moth trap and became mesmerised by it.

Garden Spider Araneus diadematus male

Garden Spider Araneus diadematus male

 

Staffordshire, England. August 2017.