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European garden spider - Araneus diadematus - Arachnid
European garden spider - Araneus diadematus - Arachnid


European garden spider - bottom view
European garden spider - bottom view
European garden spider - side face - on its silk
European garden spider - side face - on its silk
European garden spider caught a common crane fly
European garden spider caught a common crane fly
Araneus diadematus
Araneus diadematus
Araneus diadematus - Eyes
Araneus diadematus - Eyes

Araneus diadematus
Subspecies5
Common namesCross spider, Diadem spider, Cross orbweaver, European Garden Spider, Cross orbweb spider, Garden Orb-web Spider, Garden Spider
German namesGartenkreuzspinne, Gartenkreuzspinnen, Garten-Kreuzspinne, Kreuzspinne
Dutch namesKruisspin
Danish namesKorsedderkop
Norwegian namesKorsedderkopp
Swedish namesKorsspindel
French namesÉpeire diadème
AuthorClerck, 1758
Distribution
Continents:

Eurasia
Europe
North Europe (British Isles (United Kingdom (Great Britain (England (English Midlands (East Midlands (Leicestershire))))), Ireland), Germany (West Germany (North Rhine-Westphalia)), Scandinavia (Norway, Sweden, Denmark), Fennoscandia (Finland), Baltic region (Baltic States (Estonia, Latvia, Lithuania)), Iceland), West Europe (Austria, France (South France (Corsica)), Switzerland, Benelux (Belgium, Netherlands, Luxembourg)), South Europe (Italy (Italy Islands (Sicily, Sardinia)), Iberian Peninsula (Spain (Balearic Islands), Portugal, Andorra)), Central Europe (Hungary, Poland, Czech Republic (Moravia, Bohemia), Slovakia), Southeast Europe (Romania, Yugoslavia (Slovenia, Croatia, Serbia and Montenegro (Serbia), Bosnia and Herzegovina, Macedonia), Bulgaria, Greece, Albania, Moldova), East Europe (Ukraine, Belarus)
Asia
West Asia (Near East (Turkey))
Caucasus
Georgia
Russia
America
South America
Brazil
North America
USA (Florida, Louisiana, California, Montana, Illinois, Kentucky, Maine, Michigan, Minnesota, Texas, Mississippi, New Jersey, South Carolina, Arizona, New Mexico, Washington, Oregon, Alaska, Massachusetts, Maryland, Rhode Island, Colorado, Utah, Wyoming, Idaho, Tennessee, Wisconsin, Alabama, New York, Virginia, Iowa, Arkansas, Oklahoma, Kansas, Missouri, Indiana, Ohio, West Virginia, New Hampshire, North Carolina, Nevada, Pennsylvania, Connecticut, Nebraska, South Dakota, Delaware, Vermont, North Dakota), Canada (Alberta, Quebec, Ontario, British Columbia, New Brunswick, Prince Edward Island, Nova Scotia, Manitoba, Saskatchewan, Newfoundland and Labrador), Saint Pierre and Miquelon
Oceania
Polynesia
Hawaii
Africa
Southern Africa
Namibia


Ecozones: Holarctic

CountriesAlbania, Andorra, Austria, Belarus, Belgium, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Brazil, Bulgaria, Canada, Croatia, Czech Republic, Denmark, Estonia, Finland, France, Georgia, Germany, Greece, Hungary, Iceland, Ireland, Italy, Latvia, Lithuania, Luxembourg, Macedonia, Moldova, Namibia, Netherlands, Norway, Poland, Portugal, Romania, Russia, Serbia, Slovakia, Slovenia, Spain, Sweden, Switzerland, Turkey, USA, Ukraine, United Kingdom
Links and ReferencesAraneus diadematus in faunaeur.org
Araneus diadematus in insectidentification.org
Araneus diadematus in itis.gov
Araneus diadematus in dyntaxa.se
Araneus diadematus in Wikipedia (English)

Description of images / photos
Photography with Cameras
Nikon D3x, Nikon D300, Canon 50D
Image editing with Photoshop
1. European garden spider - Araneus diadematus - Arachnid
2. European garden spider - bottom view
3. European garden spider - side face - on its silk
4. European garden spider caught a common crane fly
5. Araneus diadematus
6. Araneus diadematus - Eyes
Quick search: Spider - Garden - European - Araneus - Common - Spiders
Face - View - Bottom - Diadematus - Arachnid - Silk - Crane - Side
Taxonomy
ClassArachnida
Arachnids
SubclassMicrura
InfraclassMegoperculata
OrderAraneae
Spiders
SuborderAraneomorphae
True Spiders
InfraorderAraneomorphi
SuperfamilyAraneoidea
FamilyAraneidae
Orb-weaver spiders, Typical orb-weaver spiders, Orb weavers, Orbweavers, Orb Weaver Spiders, Typical Orb Weavers, Orb-weaver spider
SubfamilyAraneinae
TribeAraneini
GenusAraneus
Angulate orbweavers, Roundshouldered orbweavers, Angulate & roundshouldered orbweavers
Speciesdiadematus
Araneus diadematus
Cross spider, Diadem spider, Cross orbweaver, European Garden Spider, Cross orbweb spider, Garden Orb-web Spider, Garden Spider
AuthorClerck, 1758
 
Synonyms
Aranea cruciger
Aranea diadema
Aranea diademata
Aranea diadematus
Aranea linnaei
Aranea myagria
Aranea papalis
Araneus diadema
Araneus diademus
Araneus peleg
Epeira diademata
Epeira diadematus
Epeira frutetorum
Epeira fruticosus
Epeira myagria
Epeira pyrenaea
 
Subspecies
Araneus diadematus diadematus
Araneus diadematus islandicus
Araneus diadematus nemorosus
Araneus diadematus soror
Araneus diadematus stellatus
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