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Female spiny-bellied orb weaver, spined micrathena

Micrathena gracilis


"Commonly seen during woodland walks in August and September, as the females take advantage of the open areas of hiking trails, which flying insects use as trails, too."


Spotted on web across forest trail, Ritter Springs Park, Springfield, Missouri.

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Scott Frazier
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Scott Frazier

Missouri, USA

Spotted on Sep 13, 2015
Submitted on Sep 23, 2015

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