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Tuesday, September 07, 2010

Naked Lady Meets Jumping Spider

The Amaryllis belladonna didn't disappoint, and so took me by surprise as usual in the late August/early September garden blahs with its naked stem topped with big luscious blooms.

Like a beauty mark on a pin up model, this wee jumping spider poses on the fair face of the naked lady. Not sure what species the spider is; the markings don't match any pictures I saw probably because it's a young spider and the markings do change as they grow and molt.

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