Platform hammock spider (Neriene peltata)
Web: Relatively thin sheetweb.
Habitat: Parcs and gardens, mainly in bushes.
How to recognize:
- typical dark drawing on backside of abdomen
- cephalothorax often with clearly visible dark triangle (point of the triangle is oriented towards the back).
Looks similar to:
- the Filmy dome spider (Neriene radiata), but the cephalothorax of this species is differently coloured (lacks the triangle and with a lighter edge).
♀: May till July
♂: April till June