Cross Orbweaver spider – 10/1/13

Observer: Paul Lauenstein

Observation Date: 10/1/13

Observation Time: 3:40 p.m.

Observation Location: 4 Gavins Pond Road

Common Name: Cross Orbweaver spider

Scientific Name: Araneus diadematus

Comments: Native to Europe, but common in North America. Its name comes from the sign of the cross on its abdomen.

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