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Orb Weaver

Eriophora edax


This tan spider has a dark, elongated spot on the front of the abdomen. The web is a large orb, giving this spider its common name. Because of this spider's location, I couldn't get the underside without damaging its web.


Backyard on Carolina Jasmine.

No species ID suggestions


Thank you Johan, it sure does.

Johan Heyns
Johan Heyns 6 years ago

Hi Cindy, it looks like a Hairy Field Spider (Neoscona sp.) Nice shots!

Thank you Luis and EkoAchmadPranoto!

EkoAchmadPranoto 6 years ago

wonderfull heheheheee

LuisStevens 6 years ago

Great series Cindy:

Thank you Gerardo!

Gerardo Aizpuru
Gerardo Aizpuru 6 years ago

Great shots :):)

San Diego, California, USA

Lat: 33.14, Long: -117.05

Spotted on Dec 18, 2012
Submitted on Dec 19, 2012

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