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Cross spider

Araneus diadematus


Locally known as "cross spider", also called European garden spider, diadem spider, cross spider, or crowned orb weaver. The cross markings are very feint on this one. I assume it's a female due to size (20mm body length, around 40mm with legs).



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Ava T-B
Ava T-B 5 years ago

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Spotted on Sep 19, 2015
Submitted on Sep 19, 2015

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