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Spiny backed orb weaver

Gasteracantha cancriformis

Description:

Small spider, approximately the size of half of a dime. 2 variations in color, one white and one orange, both with black spots. Spider looks similar to a crab and draws legs in when not moving.

Habitat:

Mixed hardwood forest

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emt595
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emt595

Texas, USA

Spotted on Sep 26, 2014
Submitted on Sep 26, 2014

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