Leucauge venusta
(Orchard Orb-weaver)

Picture ID 12349

Picture of Leucauge venusta (Orchard Orb-weaver) - Dorsal,Spiderlings

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Small unknown spiderlings. Very difficult to get good photograph on my camera phone but will post best I have. White and black top of abdomen with red mark on bottom of abdomen. Found one outside and when I noticed the red spot decided to keep to have identified as I have never seen spiderlings like this. Have found three total. Will post best pictures I could manage. One was found low to the ground on web, one was just starting to string a web on my outside stairs to my basement, one was hanging off a wooden post with just a couple strands.

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ItsyBitsy

Hi, welcome to Spider ID. 🙂 This is an Orchard Orb-weaver, Leucauge venusta.

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