Argiope bruennichii (Araneidae) [Japanese name : naga kogane-gumo]
The spider inhabits the bush of plains and forests, paddy fields etc.
The spiders weave an orb web in a low place. The web has a zigzag-ribbon
type of stabilimentum, or the band of the white thread.
When you touch the spider's web, the spider shakes the web for a long time.
The abdomen is long, and there is a thin, lateral, black and yellow striped
The length is 20-25mm.
It is found throughout Japan.