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Observed: August 12, 2011 @ 7:00 PM
Posted on: August 12, 2011 @ 8:34 PM (diff: 0 days)
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This "cross spider" is rustier brown in colour than the usual ash-brown one which is very common here, but it is a good match for Aranea diademata shown at http://bugguide.net/node/view/141967. The females we call 'bishop spiders' are quite large and have a round body shape. They make big webs, and at this time of year they are usually festooned on every door and window, but it seems they are not doing so well in the cold this year, or perhaps they will emerge later. The typical male is much smaller than the female and the body shape is like this one, shown resting on an Agrimony leaf.

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By Marcel Roy on 8/13/2011 2:36:04 PM

Great photos

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