Spider - Araneus diadematus

Spider - Araneus diadematus

I found this spider hanging out at a friends house above Lanjaron,

13 Dec 2009 : About 1 min reading time

I found this spider hanging out at a friends house above Lanjaron, its been identified as :- English - Cross Spider Spanish - Araña de la Cruz Latin - Araneus diadematus. This species of spider is "Spider of the year 2010" and is being studied by the Iberian Aracnologic Group who are collecting data and detailed pictures. If you have any data or photos on this species please either contact the group or me with the details. This type of spider often move home at night eating it's web and any insects that have been caught during the day.