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Shamrock Orb Weaver Spider

Araneus trifolium

Description:

Family: Araneidae (orb weaving spiders) Come in various coloration and design, but female have large bulbous abdomens. Brown with white spots and blotches. Size of abdomen: 1/2 inch (1.27 cm). Circular webs can be up to 2 feet in diameter. Non-venomous, non-aggressive.

Habitat:

Meadow with abundant weeds and flowers

Notes:

4th one found in meadow on property.

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1 Comment

Atul
Atul 9 years ago

Superb !!!

Carol Snow Milne
Spotted by
Carol Snow Milne

Pennsylvania, USA

Spotted on Sep 19, 2012
Submitted on Sep 20, 2012

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