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Spined Micrathena

Micrathena gracilis

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ForestDragon 8 years ago

These are lovely images of a very cool looking spider!

While it may be a bit nitpicky (sorry), the proper common name for this species is Spined Micrathena. The White Micrathena is a different species, Micrathena mitrata. It looks like this:

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Connecticut, USA

Spotted on Aug 12, 2012
Submitted on Aug 13, 2012

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