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Cross orbweaver

araneus diadematus

Description:

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

Habitat:

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.

Notes:

http://www.spiders.us/species/araneus-di...

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Alison Walden
Spotted by
Alison Walden

Toronto, Ontario, Canada

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

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