Garden Orb-web Spider (Eriophora pustulosa)

Order: Araneae (ah-RAY-nee-ee) (Info)
Family: Araneidae (ar-ray-NEE-ih-dee) (Info)
Genus: Eriophora
Species: pustulosa (pus-tew-LOH-sa) (Info)

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On Sep 20, 2012, RosinaBloom from Waihi
New Zealand (Zone 1) wrote:

The Garden Orb-Web spider is found in New Zealand, Australia and the Pacific Islands.

It creates a classical circular web in which it traps its insect prey, wrapping them in silk to eat at a later time.

The colours of these spiders are variable.