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Orb Weaver

Metepeira crassipes

Description:

Brown and black spider about 5mm long with no true shape to web.

Habitat:

Firesticks http://www.projectnoah.org/spottings/693... in backyard

1 Species ID Suggestions

julia11cc
julia11cc 10 years ago
2striped jumping spider


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1 Comment

CindyBinghamKeiser
CindyBinghamKeiser 10 years ago

Thank you for the suggestion ccm7! I believe I found the spider although I'm surprised that it's an orb weaver based on the web I saw. Perhaps it was just damaged due to our current high winds and its recent catch.

Escondido, California, USA

Spotted on Dec 3, 2011
Submitted on Dec 3, 2011

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