Species Archive: Araneus diadematus

Garden Spider

Araneus diadematus spiderling, photographed after ‘ballooning’ – the common means of dispersal of this and many other species. This specimen was just 1.8mm long.(14 June 2009)

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Garden Spider

Garden Spider Araneus diadematus (Clerck) – dorsal view(23 September 2006)

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Garden Spider – male

Araneus diadematus (Clerck.) – male.(13 July 2006)

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Garden Spider

Araneus diadematus (Clerck.) – young adult female – ventral view.(4 September 2005)

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Garden Spider – spiderlings

Spiderlings of Araneus diadematus (Clerck). These were all huddled together in a ball until I disturbed them.(6 June 2005)

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