Class, Arachnida; Order, Araneidea; Family, Epeiridae.
Synonym. - Epeira diadema.
Garden or Papal-Cross Spider. For. names: German, Kreutz Spinne; French, Araignee a'croix papule.
This Spider is found all over Europe and America, in stables, on old walls, etc.
Characters. - Body ovoid, often as large as a small nut; a longitudinal line on the back, composed of yellow and white points, and traversed by 3 other similar lines.
Reference to Horn. Proving. - Hale's New Remedies. A short proving is also given in Jahr's Symptomen Codex.
Part employed. - The entire animal.