in spring, and in early summer
Pisaura lama (Pisauridae) [Japanese name : azuma kishida-gumo]
The spider is a swift hunter, living on the ground and in grass.
The females carry large egg sacs around in their jaws.
Later, on the tips of plants, they spin a substantial nursery web in which
the young hatch.
The length is 10-13 mm.
It is found on the four main islands of Japan - namely, Hokkaido, Honshu,
Shikoku, and Kyushu.
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