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Description:

Orange body with black and white rings on legs, orange bottom and yellow shield with black markings. Body is about 1/2 " long x 1/8" wide.

Notes:

Found on my porch.



5 Comments

mauna Kunzah
mauna Kunzah 3 weeks ago

Ricebearz, startstruck is right!

startstruck
startstruck 3 weeks ago

Actually here's one that was posted to iNaturalist just 6 hours ago that looks almost identical to your photo here from Pennsylvania
https://www.inaturalist.org/observations...

startstruck
startstruck 3 weeks ago

This is a male Marbled Orbweaver (Araneus marmoreus) - Here's iNaturalsit photos of this species filtered by males for you to compare:
https://www.inaturalist.org/taxa/120183-...
And here's a map of the iNaturalist records to give a sense for the distribution - they're common in Tennessee:
https://www.inaturalist.org/observations...

I change it to Arthropods categorie for you :-)

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ricebearz
Spotted by
ricebearz

Tennessee, USA

Lat: 36.10, Long: -82.97

Spotted on Aug 21, 2019
Submitted on Aug 21, 2019

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