Family: Araneidae. Orb weaver spiders (large circular webs), Size: 3/4 inch abdomen. Large bulbous yellow abdomen with black "tattoo" design. Very red/orange legs and black and white striped legs to tip. Non-aggressive, non-venomous. Hides in leaves on low small trees.
Meadow/woodlands border with abundant weeds, flowers and low trees.
I have spotted many marbled orb weavers; probably my favorite. But she is the queen of them all. (I think she is with child.. maybe over 400)
Lat: 40.87, Long: -75.61
Spotted on Sep 23, 2012
Submitted on Sep 24, 2012
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