Araneus diadematus
(Cross Orb-weaver)

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

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Found on our doorstep, have never seen anything like it. Want to have it identified.

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Arcticwolf115
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Hi there this could be a kind of Araneidae or Orb-weavers :3

TangledWeb
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She’s difficult to be more specific with because she has oviposited her eggs into an egg sac and her abdomen is stretched out. She looks hungry and thirsty too. Autumn is the end of her life and she has accomplished her goal.

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Cross Orb-weaver, Araneus diadematus.

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