Araneus angulatus Clerck, 1757 - Saw Toothed Angled Spider

Occurence: Araneus angulatus lives on edges of forests, we can find it also in alleys or graveyards. It’s locally common, occurs rather on one’s own, sometimes in greater numbers close to each other. Description: It has brown tapering abdomen with two humps on the top side. An adult female can grow to 2 cm long. Period of occurrence: Juveniles are seen in the fall, after overwinter the adults are seen in summer. Web: Araneus angulatus weavs its giant web between trees. The web is dense and not too much strong. It takes a while before attack to a prey. The signal thread is connected with a nest in boughs. The spider sits on central area of its web rarely. Especially juveniles are on their webs. Food: Araneus angulatus mostly hunts butterflies, flies, bees and wasps.

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