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Orchard spider

Leucage venusta

Description:

This is a really small spider I found hanging around on a web in my garden near some milkweed, in Louisiana. The strange thing about it is that the bright coloured section on the spider is so bright it almost looks fluorescent. I can't find it anywhere online and wondered if anyone could help.

Habitat:

Garden near trees.

Notes:

It looks grey/white apart from the really bright section which almost glows.

1 Species ID Suggestions

bayucca
bayucca 8 years ago
Orchard Orbweaver
Leucage venusta green spider - Leucauge venusta - BugGuide.Net


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2 Comments

mishmao14
mishmao14 8 years ago

Yes! Thank you. That appears to be my guy! The neon orange bit is really bright on this one, too. Very pretty.

mishmao14
Spotted by
mishmao14

Slidell, Louisiana, USA

Spotted on Oct 30, 2013
Submitted on Oct 30, 2013

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