garden spider

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Noun1.Garden spider - a spider common in European gardensgarden spider - a spider common in European gardens
spider - predatory arachnid with eight legs, two poison fangs, two feelers, and usually two silk-spinning organs at the back end of the body; they spin silk to make cocoons for eggs or traps for prey
Aranea, Araneus, genus Aranea, genus Araneus - a genus of orb-weaving spiders including common garden spiders and barn spiders
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With this in mind, I accept a small amount of insect damage each year in my garden as the price I pay for maintaining my garden spiders, wasps, robber flies, mantids, and other insect predators, as well as keeping my pollinators happy.
In his Go Wild column, Eric Paylor points out that our cold winters wipe out most adult garden spiders (The Gazette 25.
Thomas Scheibel, holder of the chair for Biomaterials at the University of Bayreuth, successfully produced a recombinant silk protein from garden spiders in the required larger quantities and of a consistent quality with the help of E.
1) In Animal 2012, Hughes floats recycled images of two female common garden spiders and a whip spider over a popular quilting pattern.
garden spiders, as their name suggests, live in the garden.
WEBS spun by garden spiders are engineering marvels which can teach us how to build strong buildings.
The common spiders represented in the recent study, including orb weavers (Nephila clavipes), garden spiders (Araneus diadematus) and others, craft familiar, spiralling web patterns atop a scaffolding of radiating filaments.
Over the next few weeks our eight-legged friends are becoming more visible, with garden spiders getting fatter for laying eggs and house spiders building webs.
In fact, Curtis & Carrel (2000) believed their paper on excretion behavior by garden spiders Argiope aurantia Lucas 1833 (Araneidae) (referred to as defecation behavior by the authors) to be the first explicit study of its sort on a spider, although Tietjen (1980) reported on the nonrandom distribution of excreta under laboratory conditions in Mallos gregalis (Simon 1909) (Dictynidae).
Golden garden spiders had covered their favorite home with their webs.
Arachnids on view range from large golden silk spiders to banded garden spiders famous for their intricate webs and dramatic yellow and black markings.