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Spiny-backed Orb Weaver Spider

Gasteracantha elipsoides

1 Species ID Suggestions

Crab-looking Spider
Gasteracantha cancriformis

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courtneyhitson 8 years ago

Yeah it's a spider. I like the smiley face and the spikes. Thanks for the help!

Steffi 8 years ago

Great spotting! I think that Jonathan is probably right. I know them as "spiny-backed orbweavers": http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Gasteracant... . What a cool little spider!

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Georgia, USA

Lat: 31.96, Long: -83.90

Spotted on Jun 15, 2011
Submitted on Jul 6, 2011

Spotted for Mission

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