in spring, and in early summer
Tetragnata praedonia (Tetragnathidae) [Japanese name : ashinaga-gumo]
It is a long-jawed water orb-web spider. The spider weaves a horizontal orb
web, which is in grass such as near irrigation canals and the ponds of a paddy
It's a rather slender spider, its legs are long, and its jaw is big and long.
The length is 13-15 mm.
It is found throughout Japan.
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