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Garden Cross Spiderling

Observed: 24th April 2011 By: mc9662
S159 Neighbourhood Nature - course complete
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Garden cross spiderling (Araneus diadematus)
Description:

Spiderling of the garden cross spider. Approx 2mm and yellow with a dark patch

Identifications
Species interactions

No interactions present.

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comment on spiderlets in recent observations

I have watched a zygelia z notata over winter nurse an egg cluster and they emerged looking like these, but strikingly like araneus marmoreus var which I have a picture of a grown example, round body bright yellow with the black pattern on its rear upper abdomen.
can it be that all newly hatched spiders look like this?
I am a non expert but they are clearly nothing like an araneus diademata.
can an expert comment?
theoldcodger