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.
Fact sheet on Cyrtophora beccarii, Cyrtophora unicolor and Cyrtophora cicatrosa, with descriptions, distribution, role in the habitat, status in Singapore, threats, photos and links.
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.
Whip Spider: Argyrodes flagellum
Fact sheet on habits, with description, distribution, role in the habitat, status in Singapore, threats, photos and links.
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