Araneus diadematus Clerck 1757 (Family Araneidae)


Male

Female

Spiderling

Web

Length: Male 4-9.7mm, Female 8-18mm
Egg Spiderling Adult
(Winter) (Earliest: 13.3)
(2 Years)
July - October
(Earliest: 16.7)

Biotopes:
Heath and Moorland

Spruce Forest
Food:
Insecta
Parasitoids:
Several Ichneumonidae Larvae
Other Possible Parasitoids:
Several Ichneumonidae Larvae

Spider and Harvestman Recording Scheme (UK): Araneus diadematus
Araneae Spinnen Europas: Araneus diadematus
Nature Spot: Garden Spider - Araneus diadematus
Biodiversity Reference: Garden Spider


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