Eriophora ravilla
(Tropical Orb-weaver)

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Picture of Eriophora ravilla (Tropical Orb-weaver) - Male - Dorsal,Penultimate,Webs

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What kind is this? Light Brown with leaf pattern on the back

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BugmanDan
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Hi,your spider is an orb weaver in the Araneidae family. Looks to be Araneus pegnia species called butterfly orb weaver. Very nice find. Welcome to the site.
http://bugeric.blogspot.com/2012/10/spider-sunday-butterfly-orbweaver.html

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Hi, this is a Tropical Orb-weaver, Eriophora ravilla.

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