Previous Joro-Gumo Spider
3 of 10 from Beppu

Nephila clavata (Jorō Spider)

Latin is Nephila clavata (Tetragnathidae) [Japanese name : joro-gumo] and they were common - we found this one while walking over a hill trying to get to the hells. They wove large webs.

Camera: Nikon F100
Date: Wednesday, October 16th, 2002
Film: Fuji Velvia 50 (slide)
Focal Length: 105mm
Lens: 105mm f/2.8D AF Micro-Nikkor
Photographer: John Harvey
Region: Asia, East Asia, Japan
Scientific Name: species related to Nephila clavata (Jorō Spider)
Tag: Japan, insect
Larger image: 1333 x 2000
Raw image: 2314 x 3471

John Harvey Photo > Trips out of the Country > A Second Trip to Japan > Beppu > Joro-Gumo Spider

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