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Spined micrathena

Micrathena gracilis


Was small and black with white spots.


wooded area similar to small forest.


We found it in a web. Its a spider so it eats mosquitoes and smaller insects. This type of spider is completely harmless to humans. the diet of the spined micrathena is Small wasps, flying ants.

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Boone County High School
Spotted by a stud ent at Boone County High School

Florence, Kentucky, USA

Spotted on Sep 4, 2015
Submitted on Sep 4, 2015

Spotted for Mission

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