in spring, and in early summer
Tibellus japonicus (Philodromidae) [Japanese name : shako-gumo]
The spider stretches out on a leaf. The egg sacs are placed on the reverse
side of the leaf.
The mother stands guard over the egg sacs.
The length is 9-11 mm.
It is found on four main islands in Japan - namely, Honshu, Shikoku,
Kyushu, and Okinawa.
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