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Aranha da cruz

Araneus diadematus


The color of each individual may vary from yellow to very dark gray, but all individuals have spotted markings on the back with five or more large white dots forming a cross. Males are between 5 and 10 mm, unlike females, which reach a length of 12-17 mm.


It is very common and its spiral webs well known in Western Europe. It also lives in parts of North America

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Student 8 years ago

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jcmorais 8 years ago

Eu também aposto na A. pallidus. O abdomen da A. diadematus tem sempre umas faixas laterais em zigzag.

bg11a16 8 years ago

Obrigado pela identificação! Penso que seja uma Araneus diadematus

bg11a22 8 years ago

Não tenho a certeza se é pallidus, mas deve ser Araneus

Prof. Reynaldo dos Santos
Spotted by a stud ent at Prof. Reynaldo dos Santos


Spotted on Jan 2, 2014
Submitted on Jan 2, 2014

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