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Orb weaver spider. Orb weaver or argiope spider (Argiope sp.) on its web. These spiders build a low web at ground level in grass and other low vegetation, which catches their insect prey. Females may reach a body length of almost two centimetres, the males are smaller. These spiders are found in southern England and northern Europe.
Model release not required. Property release not required.