Common British jumping spiders: Zebra Spider
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This black and white spider is appropriately named the Zebra Spider. It was found sitting on a leaf in our garden yesterday. Two of their eight eyes are disproportionately large and give them excellent eyesight. When photographing them you get … Read More

What’s that white, pink or yellow spider?
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All these colours could describe the Flower Crab Spider (Misumena vatia). This species of spider is a stealth predator that will sit motionless in a flower head and wait for an unsuspecting insect to arrive and start taking nectar. It’s … Read More

Crab Spider (Family Thomisidae)
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Crab Spider (Family Thomisidae).