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Hentz's Orbweaver Spider

Neoscona crucifera


The spider is more orange in person. About as wide as my thumb, very common to see many here during late Summer/Early Fall and makes wide webs all over in shrubs mainly.



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Hentz's Orbweaver Spider
Neoscona crucifera Bug Eric: Spider Sunday: Hentz's Orbweaver

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keithp2012 9 years ago

thank you that is it!

Carol Snow Milne
Carol Snow Milne 9 years ago Here is my spot. Good luck!

Carol Snow Milne
Carol Snow Milne 9 years ago

If you only had the underside. The Hentz's Orbweaver Spider (Neoscona crucifera) is my guess. It has variable colors from dark brown to orange. I found orange. See attached. I am not totally certain though.

keithp2012 9 years ago

Need Id

keithp2012 10 years ago

StephanieCobbold you are right about genus, but there are 3 orange ones that look so similar i'm not sure of which one?

StephanieCobbold 10 years ago

This is definitely an orbweaver (family:Araneidae). Perhaps in the genus Araneus?

SamanthaCraven 10 years ago

Pretty spider!

alicelongmartin 10 years ago

He looks like he has his winter coat on! Cool!

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West Babylon, New York, USA

Spotted on Aug 31, 2011
Submitted on Aug 31, 2011

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