Araneus diadematus
(Cross Orb-weaver)

Picture ID 6612

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

Hi, welcome to Spider ID. 🙂 This is a Cross Orb-weaver, Araneus diadematus. Like most spiders they have venom but are not considered to be of medical significance to people, everyone’s immune system is different though. They’re beneficial and help to keep the insect population in check.

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