Araneus trifolium
(Shamrock Orb-weaver)

Picture ID 29824

Picture of Araneus trifolium (Shamrock Orb-weaver) - Ventral,Webs,Prey

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Here is an updated pic of the spider I have in my raspberrie bushes.

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TangledWeb

That’s a good photo of your Araneus trifolium with beetle prey. She was weaving the web very tightly, I wonder if they adjust the angles in the web for specific types of target prey. The beetles could probably pass through the gaps in the regular webs.

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Picture of Araneus trifolium (Shamrock Orb-weaver) - Female - Dorsal Enlarge Picture
Picture of Araneus trifolium (Shamrock Orb-weaver) - Dorsal Enlarge Picture
Picture of Araneus trifolium (Shamrock Orb-weaver) - Dorsal Enlarge Picture
Picture of Araneus trifolium (Shamrock Orb-weaver) - Dorsal Enlarge Picture