Argiope bruennichi (Scopoli 1772) (Family Araneidae)


Female

Web

Length: Male 4-5mm, Female 11-15mm
Egg Spiderling Female Male
? ? July - October
(Earliest: 21.8)
July - August

Pheromones
Acids Methylcitric Acid Trimethyl Ester

Biotopes:
Meadows
Food:
Odonata

Orthoptera

Other Insecta
Parasitoids:
Tromatobia ornata Larva
Other Possible Parasitoids:
Several Ichneumonidae Larvae

Spider and Harvestman Recording Scheme (UK): Argiope bruennichi
Araneae Spinnen Europas: Argiope bruennichi


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