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Orchard Orbweaver

Leucauge venusta

Description:

Not sure if the spots are truly red or its form the exposure of the shot. Mostly black with metalic green spots.

Habitat:

Between shrubs.

1 Species ID Suggestions

BugEric
BugEric 7 years ago
Orchard Orbweaver
Leucauge venusta Bug Eric: Spider Sunday: Orchard Orbweaver


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5 Comments

Wow i didn't know you spotted this.

CoastalJHawk
CoastalJHawk 8 years ago

Thanks Mayra. I'm wondering if it's a type of orchard spider.

MayraSpringmann
MayraSpringmann 8 years ago

Wow, nice pic!!

CoastalJHawk
CoastalJHawk 8 years ago

It's web was so fine I almost walked into it. I felt like we were eye-to-eyes for a second:)
After researching the black widows from today I'm wondering if this one could have been a juvenile or male B.W. I read the colors can vary except for the female.

LuisStevens
LuisStevens 8 years ago

It seems it is flying

CoastalJHawk
Spotted by
CoastalJHawk

Georgia, USA

Spotted on Apr 6, 2012
Submitted on Apr 7, 2012

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