Furrow orb spider

Larinioides cornutus

''Larinioides cornutus'', the furrow spider, furrow orb spider, or foliate spider is an orb-weaver spider with Holarctic distribution. There is possibly a distinct species ''L. folium'', which is very similar but occurs in dry habitat.
Furrow Orb Spider - Larinioides cornutus Habitat: Patrolling my deck for snackable critters Furrow orb spider,Geotagged,Larinioides cornutus,Summer,United States,spider

Appearance

Females reach a body length of about 6–14 mm, males up to 5–9 mm. Leg spans range from 18–35 mm.
Furrow orb spider Found this one today beside the road in the Flevopolder province the Netherlands Furrow orb spider,Geotagged,Larinioides cornutus,Netherlands,Spring

Habitat

These spiders are most often found in moist areas, especially near water. The web is built between grass or in low shrubbery. They hide during the day in a silken retreat that opens at the bottom, masked with plant and animal matter and leave it during the night. The web is remade in the evening.
Furrow Orb Spider - Larinioides cornutus This spider had a body length of 8-10 mm long. It loves my moth light ;P.

Habitat: Attracted to the insects that are attracted to my moth light Furrow orb spider,Geotagged,Larinioides cornutus,Spider,Spring,United States

Reproduction

The male lives with the female during mating time, which is in autumn and again in spring. The female produces three to five yellow egg sacs during the summer.

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Taxonomy
KingdomAnimalia
DivisionArthropoda
ClassArachnida
OrderAraneae
FamilyAraneidae
GenusLarinioides
SpeciesL. cornutus