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Cross orbweaver

araneus diadematus


This spider is named for the pattern of white spots on the abdomen that form a cross in most specimens.


This is an abundant spider in yards, gardens, farms, orchards, urban and suburban areas throughout its North American range. It also frequents forest edges, riparian corridors, and old fields.


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Alison Walden
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Alison Walden

Toronto, Ontario, Canada

Spotted on Aug 15, 2015
Submitted on Aug 15, 2015

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