Saturday, December 17, 2011

Alphabeast #10 Jorogumo

A ghost or goblin of Japanese folklore. According to some stories, a Jorōgumo is a spider that can change its appearance into that of a seductive woman. The name can be translated as "binding lady" or "whore spider". It also names an actual spider species, black with yellow stripes, that spins a web with a golden tint.

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