A Fine Specimen of a Garden Cross Spider

Garden Cross Spider

Garden Cross Spider

Araneus diadematus

The spider species Araneus diadematus is commonly called the European garden spider, diadem spider, cross spider and crowned orb weaver. It is sometimes called the pumpkin spider, although this name is also used for a different species: Araneus marmoreus.

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4 Responses to A Fine Specimen of a Garden Cross Spider

  1. Sherry Felix says:

    Beautifully photographed.

    Liked by 1 person

  2. tootlepedal says:

    How big is it in real life, Mike?

    Like

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