Neoscona scylla (Araneidae) [Japanese name : yamashiro oni-gumo]
The spider is seen ordinarily on mountain paths in summer.
On grass and on trees, a 30-60 cm orb web can be observed.
The spider remains in the hub of the web.
The length is 12-15 mm.
It is found through out Japan.
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