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Nursery Web Spider Pisaura mirabilis

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Nursery Web Spider Pisaura mirabilis, May 2018, local field margin, Staffordshire, England. © Pete Hillman

Nursery Web Spider Pisaura mirabilis II

Nursery Web Spider Pisaura mirabilis

This was quite a nice spring surprise at the start of April. I like how variable the patterning and the colouring can be on these spiders.

Nursery Web Spider Pisaura mirabilis

It belongs to a family called Pisauridae, and there are only 2 British genera.

Nursery Web Spider Pisaura mirabilis

Nursery Web Spider Pisaura mirabilis


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April 2018, rear garden, Staffordshire, England. © Pete Hillman

Nursery Web Spider Pisaura mirabilis

Nursery Web Spider Pisaura mirabilis

Nursery Web Spider Pisaura mirabilis

Nursery Web Spider Pisaura mirabilis

© Pete Hillman September 2017. Rear garden, Staffordshire, England.