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Addendum: Joro Spider

Our Japanese son-in-law passed along an interesting bit of trivia concerning the common name of the joro spider (Nephila clavata) on which I did a recent post – Joro Spider. In Japan the spider is known as joro-gumo. Chikuma said … Continue reading

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Joro Spider

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Known as joro-gumo in Japan, the joro spider (Nephila clavata) can be seen in gardens, parks and wooded areas during mid-autumn. With a large body (up to 2 inches in length, excluding the legs), yellow and bluish-grey abdomen, bright red … Continue reading

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