Gibbaranea bituberculata (Walckenaer, 1802) - Two-tubercled Orb-weaver

Occurrence: Gibbaranea bituberculata is common in sunny meadows, steppes and also near watercourses. It is a locally abundant thermophilic species. We often find the spiders close to each other. Description: It has silver tapering abdomen with two humps on the top side. Adult females can grow to about 1 cm. Period of occurrence: The adults are common from april to juny. Web: Gibbaranea bituberculata builds its web near the ground. The web is dense and strong. The spider responds to a prey soon. This Orb-weaver mostly sits in the central area of its web. It doesn't make signal thread and nest. Food: Its food is small flying insects.

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