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Starbellied orbweaver

Acanthepeira stellata

Description:

Small orbweaver (abdomen about 4mm) with distinctive cone shaped protrusions on the dorsal abdomen.

Habitat:

Meadow.


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7 Comments

CarolSnowMilne
CarolSnowMilne a year ago

I love these! Great macros!!! I hope my photos came out OK, but I didn't get a super macro like these. Awesome!

KarenL
KarenL 2 years ago

Thanks Maria!

Maria dB
Maria dB 2 years ago

nice series!

KarenL
KarenL 2 years ago

It does Gerardo!

Gerardo Aizpuru
Gerardo Aizpuru 2 years ago

Wow very nice it look like a sea shell on top! :)

KarenL
KarenL 2 years ago

Thanks Carol! I'm still on the look out for one of the yellow spiny ones but this was a good start!

CarolSnowMilne
CarolSnowMilne 2 years ago

This one is certainly a prize. WOW! I love it! Karen, you and I are the only ones with this spider. Congrats on a superb macro!

Tennessee, USA

Lat: 36.16, Long: -89.14

Spotted on Apr 4, 2012
Submitted on Apr 4, 2012

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