These are the orb-web or wheel-web weaving spiders.
Araneidae: Orb-web Spiders
Photographs and information on South African species from the Biodiversity Explorer.
Araneus bicentenarius: Giant Lichen Orbweaver
Florida Nature provides several photographs and information on this species.
Photographs, description, life history and habits of Araneus gemmoides.
Provides photographs and a description of this tropical orb weaver, with information on its distribution, habits, habitats and detection.
Student project with classification, habitat, adaptation, diet, reproduction and interactions with other species.
Gasteracantha cancriformis: Spiny-backed Orbweaver
Provides photographs and a description of this spider, and information on its identification and biology.
Hentz’s Orbweaver: Neoscona crucifera
Photographs and information on the natural history of this species.
Neoscona crucifera and Neoscona domiciliorum
Provides photographs and a description of these orb weavers, with information on their distribution, identification, habits and habitat.
Spined Micrathena: Micrathena gracilis
Photograph and information on the natural history of this species.
What we can Discover on a Spider’s Leg
Photographic study by Wim van Egmond of a single leg of the garden spider, Areneus diadematus.
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