Eriophora transmarina (?)

Hello little spider.  This orb weaving spider often jumps on the tractor when I am spraying or doing a similar job in the vineyard.  Well, I doubt it is the same one every day (there are often more than one a day).
There are 260 identified species of this family, so I am using the advise of Ed Nieuwenhuys.  None of this Genus is poisonous, thanks for asking.  They make a new web every night at human chest/head height (not on purpose) and hide during the day; so orchards, garden and vineyards are perfect habitat for them.

Do not open this link if you are arachnophobic.

They are not the only spider we find in the vineyard.  Look at the Christmas spider on Ed's website.


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