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Orchard Orbweaver

Leucauge venusta

Description:

This is located 250 Yards from an apple orchard - hence an orchard spider - Ha!

Habitat:

Woodlands. Builds in low shrubs or small trees, close to the ground.

Notes:

This one is small - body 1/4 inch long maybe.

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7 Comments

GregMasteller
GregMasteller 9 years ago

Thank you once again KarenL

KarenL
KarenL 9 years ago

Spectacular spider!

GregMasteller
GregMasteller 9 years ago

Added a couple more of this colorful one.

Yasser
Yasser 9 years ago

Incredible capture Greg!

GregMasteller
GregMasteller 9 years ago

Thanks for the favorite StephanieCobbold - you have a nice colection of your own, good job!

GregMasteller
GregMasteller 9 years ago

When I first spotted this tiny spider I thought perhaps it was a baby Yellow and Black Garden Spider that would change color of legs to black etc as it matured. It was in a close proxcimity to a yellow and black, hence my fatal mistake in misidentification. The green legs are amazing.

GregMasteller
GregMasteller 9 years ago

Oh my goodness Raiyan Ahmed, I am honored to have you favor this picture. Your spottings are out of this world. What camera and lenses do you use? I would love to get some tips from you if you are so willing.

GregMasteller
Spotted by
GregMasteller

Ohio, USA

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

Spotted for Mission

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