Araneus diadematus
(Cross Orb-weaver)

Picture ID 4393

Picture of Araneus diadematus (Cross Orb-weaver) - Female - Dorsal

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I don t know the kind of this spider and i 'like to be informed for this. I shot it on an olive tree in Crete, Greece.

  • Submitted by: 
    Irakleio
  • Submitted: Jan 24, 2018
  • Photographed: Dec 9, 2017
  • Spider: Araneus diadematus (Cross Orb-weaver)
  • Sex: 
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  • Location: Irakleion, Greece
  • Spotted Outdoors: Low foliage (shrubs, herbs, garden, excluding flowers),High foliage (includes trees and tree trunks),Ground layer (leaf litter, dirt, grass, etc)
  • Found in web?: Yes
  • Attributes: Dorsal
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Britsnana1
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Araneus diadematus, Orb weaver. They are not a medical concern and great for pest control.

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Yes, A. diadematus (Cross Orbweaver). Filed.

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