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Giant Lichen Orbweaver

Araneus bicentenarius

Description:

Large female orb weaver with an abdomen the size of a U.S. nickel that was a pale green with lichen-like pattern.

Habitat:

Found along an ecotone between a mixed mesic forest and a cleared gravel parking lot across form a river.

Notes:

This beauty sat perfectly still trying to blend in with her background.

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LisaPowers
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LisaPowers

Tennessee, USA

Spotted on Jul 15, 2017
Submitted on Aug 10, 2017

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