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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