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Orchard spider

Leucauge venusta

Description:

It is distinctively colored, with leaf - green legs and sides. The underside of its thorax is spotted with yellow and black, the top is silvery with brown and black streaks. The neon yellow, orange or red spots on the rear of the abdomen are variable in size among individuals and sometimes absent.

Habitat:

Woodlands, builds in low shrubs or small trees, close to the ground.

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Port St. Lucie, Florida, USA

Spotted on May 19, 2017
Submitted on May 19, 2017

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