ReproductionDuring the mating season in September several males wait for prey in the web of a female. When an insect gets caught, they all run for it. The first will wrap it up and then present it to the female, while it will give signals by plucking the threads of the female's web. The yellow eggs are deposited on a twig or on bark in a spherical white cocoon.
It is very similar to the slightly smaller ''Metellina mengei'', and the two can only be discerned by comparing genital features.
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