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spiney backed orb weaver spider


Just as the name says, & coral coloured shell with holey back. Black body. About a thumbnail wide.


Costa Rica


It was in our live oak tree, the webbing was straddling ,the ten foot area ,of between, the tree & dog's shelter & anchoring webs to the ground. We are in Sarasota FL. Why was it in our tree ?

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Florida, USA

Spotted on Aug 2, 2016
Submitted on Aug 2, 2016

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