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Long legged garden spider that makes wide webs to catch flying insects. Belly is a beautiful emerald green.
Hunts at dusk/night.
Anyone ever see the male of this species?
Thank You or your help, and for such a small spider it's like a living gem. :)
I could have sworn I posted an ID suggestion for this a long time ago. Oh well, here you are! Bugguide has a great section on identification of this one and a similar species, and your two pictures here are just phenomenal.
I added a photo of the underside too.
this spider and photo are both incredible
Orb Weaver Spider.
Lat: 40.70, Long: -73.35
Spotted on Jun 18, 2010 Submitted on Sep 7, 2010
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