Family Scientific Name Gender Size Common Name
Araneidae Araneus gemma male 5.8 - 8.5 mm
Found: Laguna Beach Date: 16 Oct. 08 ID: D405
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Araneus gemma
One of our most commonly observed orb weavers. Usually reestablishes its web at dusk. Mostly hidden in a nearby retreat during the day but located in the center of its web at night. Adults are abundant in the fall. Mature males can be found in the female's web during the fall
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