Unidentified

Picture ID 111842

Picture of unidentified spider

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This Spider was found near a ditch filled with water and reed like plants. It hid itself in a lashing strap on a building, visible in the photo

  • Submitted by: 
    Mr2618
  • Submitted: Jun 15, 2020
  • Photographed: Jun 11, 2020
  • Spider: Unidentified
  • Location: Achthuizen, Netherlands
  • Spotted Outdoors: Man-made structure (building wall, fences, etc.),Open field, pasture, prairie, grassland
  • Found in web?: No
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Helper-Harvestman

Could this be Araneus diadematus, the Cross Orb-weaver?

TangledWeb

Yes. Her markings a quite orange. I think there are subspecies within the species. The ones in NorthAmerica were introduced. She looks more like Araneus gemma, but the range doesn’t fit.