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Araniella cucurbitina?

Observed: 2nd April 2011 By: mc9662
S159 Neighbourhood Nature - course complete
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Araniella cucurbitina (Small Orb Spider) with lunch
Description:

Might this be one of the small orb-web spiders

Identifications
Species interactions

No interactions present.

Comments

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prey

I think the prey is a fly in family Heliomyzidae (possibly genus Heteromyza), judging by the colour and the spines on the costa (leading edge) of the wing.

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