Orb web spider - Araniella cucurbitina

Orb web spider - Araniella cucurbitina

Observation - Orb web spider - Araniella cucurbitina. Description: Very small spider approx 6mm. Bright green/yellow egg shaped abdomen with tiny dots. Female has bright green/yellow abdomen (as in photo). Red patch above spinners (see photo). Eight eyes, middle four forming a square with two other pairs towards side

Very small spider approx 6mm. Bright green/yellow egg shaped abdomen with tiny dots. Female has bright green/yellow abdomen (as in photo). Red patch above spinners (see photo). Eight eyes, middle four forming a square with two other pairs towards side of head. Tiny hairs on legs and body (can be seen on zoom in).