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Cross Orb Weaver

Araneus Diadematus


About the size of a half dollar, red with bright yellow joints, and a brown abdomen, and very long legs.


Was found right above someone's for in a big web waiting for unfortunate prey.


Acted exceptionally aggressive towards me when I attempted to take a picture

1 Species ID Suggestions

HemaShah 9 years ago
Cross Orb Weaver
Araneus Diadematus

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1 Comment

HIGGI 9 years ago

Sad I couldn't get enough light to get a focuses macro shot. Cool spider

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Santa Barbara, California, USA

Spotted on Oct 4, 2012
Submitted on Oct 6, 2012

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