Araneus diadematus

- a species of spider from the family Araneidae . It is harmless to humans. In the case of bites on the body may be slight swelling and local tissue necrosis in the form of two small points. The female has a 10-18 mm long and 6-7 mm male . They build networks with regular circular , radial thread system . Its diameter is 45 cm . At prey lurking , sitting in a nearby hideout or in the middle of the network. His venomous sting paralyzes victims . The female lays the autumn of about 100 eggs pale yellow in color and are surrounded by golden cocoon . In the spring - usually in May - the young spiders hatch .They reach maturity in August next year.