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Cross Spider? - Araneus diadematus - male

Cross Spider? - Araneus diadematus - Male
Springfield, Calhoun County, Michigan, USA
July 31, 2008
In looking through the guide I think that this is a Cross Spider. He caught dinner while I was taking photos. His web is in a rose bush.

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Cross Spider? - Araneus diadematus - male Cross Spider? - Araneus diadematus - male

Moved
Moved from Spiders.

I think your ID is correct -
I've photographed several of these spiders recently, and I think that abdominal pattern is pretty distinctive. Moving to guide page for now, assuming no objections...

 
Thanks, Ken. I thought that
Thanks, Ken. I thought that I was right but that didn't necessarily mean that I was:)