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Spiny-back Orbweaver

Gasteracantha cancriformis


1cm yellow and black spider with horns

2 Species ID Suggestions

KeithRoragen 11 years ago
Spinybacked Orbweaver
Gasteracantha cancriformis Species Gasteracantha cancriformis - Spinybacked Orbweaver - BugGuide.Net
Spinybacked Orbweaver
Gasteracantha cancriformis Gasteracantha cancriformis

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KristieMoore 11 years ago

Thanks for your help with the ID.

PatrickWare 11 years ago

i love these things. unfortunately i have never seen one in nm.

Dangermouse 11 years ago

A type of spiny orbweaver, I think. :) Love these guys, can never see enough photos of them! Great spotting. :)

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Florida, USA

Spotted on Sep 10, 2011
Submitted on Sep 10, 2011

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