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LadyArachnophile Unknown spotting
Unknown spotting commented on by LadyArachnophile Dallas, Texas, USA7 years ago

Hard to tell, but looks like a Steatoda triangulosa (aka "triangulate cobweb weaver").

LadyArachnophile Crab Spider
Crab Spider commented on by LadyArachnophile Portugal7 years ago

Not sure why the link in my ID suggestion just says "none." Weird. I put this link there: http://www.araneae.unibe.ch/gallery/phot.... Cool spider, and nice shot!

LadyArachnophile Golden Silk Orb-weaver
Golden Silk Orb-weaver commented on by LadyArachnophile San Francisco, California, USA7 years ago

Hi David, was this a captive specimen somewhere? Or was it found outdoors in nature? Just curious because this species isn't normally found in California. It's native to the Gulf States. Would be pretty interesting if it's become established in CA, too!

LadyArachnophile Golden Silk Orb-Weaver Spider
Golden Silk Orb-Weaver Spider commented on by LadyArachnophile Maryland, USA7 years ago

Looks like a female Neoscona crucifera instead. (Nephila clavipes looks different and is only found in the southeastern USA.)
Neoscona crucifera: http://bugguide.net/node/view/864597/bgi...
Nephila clavipes: http://bugguide.net/node/view/155378

LadyArachnophile Unknown spotting
Unknown spotting commented on by LadyArachnophile Pennsylvania, USA7 years ago

From the underside view alone, I can't absolutely confirm it's Neoscona crucifera, but that is a common sighting this time of year, so could be.

LadyArachnophile Golden Huntsman Spider
Golden Huntsman Spider commented on by LadyArachnophile Quartzsite, Arizona, USA7 years ago

(Olios fasciculatus turned out to be a Olios giganteus in North America.)

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