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Furrow Orb-weaver

Larinioides cornutus

Description:

The spider seemed to be around the size of a Penney ($0.01 USA), if not slightly smaller. This could have been just after it's transition of a sling. (I am not sure the size ratio for ages in this type.) I could not identify, if it was male or female. The spider was seem with a brown and black pattern, which would make great camouflage in wooded areas. The black near the head, seemed very shiny.

Habitat:

This specimen was found approximately at 3:30 pm Eastern Time, in the shade under the parking structure. Temperature during the sighting was around 77 degrees F. Humility 56% and partly cloudy.

Notes:

As I rarely see this spider I am not sure of it's life span, population, etc. If there is a classification I welcome corrections. Reference in helping identify was through Spider ID website.

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1 Comment

Hello Jon Coffey and welcome to the Project Noah community!
Nice first spotting!
I change it to arthropods categorie for you :-)
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Jon Coffey
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Jon Coffey

Tennessee, USA

Spotted on Jun 11, 2020
Submitted on Jun 11, 2020

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