red legged spider

red legged spider

Observation - red legged spider . Description: body length 10mm. Bright red legs with pale green patterned abdomen. On a shed window frame when captured, possibly preparing to build a web. Apart from the colour it seems very similar to previous posting identified as Metellina segmentata/mengei. The ab

body length 10mm. Bright red legs with pale green patterned abdomen. On a shed window frame when captured, possibly preparing to build a web. Apart from the colour it seems very similar to previous posting identified as Metellina segmentata/mengei. The abdomen is narrower and more elongated - a difference in sex?