Araneus

Araneus

Observation - Araneus - UK and Ireland. Description: Araneus spider in my greenhouse. There are several and all the others are very much darker. This one is larger and paler. For several summers running I have had a large female in the green house, I know they do not overwinter, but is it a diadematus or no

Araneus spider in my greenhouse. There are several and all the others are very much darker. This one is larger and paler. For several summers running I have had a large female in the green house, I know they do not overwinter, but is it a diadematus or not? Are the colours affected by temperature?