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Female spiny-bellied orb weaver, spined micrathena

Micrathena gracilis

Description:

"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."

Habitat:

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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