Larinioides suspicax (O. Pickard-Cambridge, 1876)

Occurrence: Furrow Orb-weavers are common in the meadows (mainly moist). It is an abundant species in the Czech republic. They can form colonies. Description: Their flattened abdomen is light with dark marking. There is a possible confusion with Larinioides cornutus (Clerck, 1757), which is more abundant in the Czech Republic. Determination depends on the shape and configuration of the sexual organs. Adult females can grow to about 12 mm. Period of occurrence: The juvenilles are common in autumn and spring. The adults are common from May to July. Web: Larinioides cornutus builds its web to about 1 meter above the ground. The web is usually strong and the spider responds to a prey soon. Signal thread is sometimes not significant and is connected with a nest from twisted leaves or a grass spikelet. On sunny days these spiders often sit on a central area. Food: They hunt smaller flies and butterflies.

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