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Female: three pairs of pointed tubercles on the abdomen, with the rear pair large and spreading to give the abdomen a triangular look. Tubercles are black-tipped and red at the base. The center of the dorsum is yellow. Male: abdomen does not have spines, widest at rear. (information from BugGuide)
The area where this spider was spotted was chock full of Micrathena sagittata.
Spotted on Jul 26, 2012
Submitted on Aug 2, 2012