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Description of Larinioides sclopetarius (Bridge orbweaver)
Looks like the Furrow orbweaver (Larinioides cornutus).
Female 10 to 19 mm.
Abdomen yellowish brown with a light defined dark leaf-shaped figure on top and a light outlined triangular spot at the front. The light outline is quite narrow.
Carapace grey with a white v-shaped pattern on top and a white band along the edge.
Poten and palps greyish to brown with dark annulations and dots.
Male 6 to 8 mm.
Markings and colours almost identical to the female.
Bridges, walls and rocks near running water.
Common in the whole of Europe.
Almost all year. Males mainly in summer.