They are bright green with lighter specks and often a pretty red and yellow patch on the abdomen which is variable in size, shape and intensity to may be absent entirely. This species is reputed to destroy its web at the end of each night, occupy a retreat by day then rebuild the web next evening. Though you can see collections of them gathered by spider wasps, paralyzed waiting to be food for the next generation.
Genus: Garden Orb spiderlings hatch in autumn and disperse by ballooning, floating on the breeze using small silk strands as "balloons", building their own small web and wait out the winter.
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