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Spiny-Backed Orbweaver

Gasteracantha cancriformis


This spider had just caught a fly in its web. It is not very visible in the picture unless you zoom in. I was in a hurry when I took this picture, so I did not have time to adjust equipment to get closer.


The web of this spider was made between two small bushes along a sidewalk.

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Jack Settle
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Jack Settle

San José, San Jose, Costa Rica

Spotted on Jun 18, 2014
Submitted on Jun 26, 2014

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