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Aranha da cruz

Araneus diadematus

Description:

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.

Habitat:

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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3 Comments

jcmorais
jcmorais 5 years ago

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

bg11a16
bg11a16 5 years ago

Obrigado pela identificação! Penso que seja uma Araneus diadematus

bg11a22
bg11a22 5 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

Portugal

Lat: 38.95, Long: -8.99

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

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