Araneus gemma - Spider living behind eavestrough and web attached to side of house
Hi, I think she’s Araneus gemma also. Great photo! You got her eyes in the shot and an image of her gripping her prey while eating.
Thanks for the conformation – I’m just new to Spider stuff.
There may be more opinions to come. Welcome to spider stuff!! It’s a fun topic because spiders have been so unresearched compared to other kinds of living things. New discoveries about behavior and new species come out almost every day. Anywhere you go you can find something new to you. A couple days ago I saw two young cellar spiders doing a mating ritual. It was cute, it was mostly a tickle fight. They waved their legs against each others wildly until someone rudely tried to take a photo and interrupted. One of them, probably the male, decided to run… Read more »