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Giant Lichen Orbweaver

Araneus bicentenarius

Description:

Web indicates an Orb Weaver, different color segments on legs, I think there are eight markings on back end and dark spot underneath with two yellow spots

Habitat:

deciduous forest

Notes:

definitely an Orb Weaver but I cannot seem to find a pic that matches very well.....

1 species ID suggestions

New York, USA

Lat: 43.81, Long: -75.89

Spotted on Sep 9, 2011
Submitted on Sep 9, 2011

Spotted for mission

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