Unidentified

Picture ID 124955

Picture of unidentified spider

Comments & ID Thoughts

No idea

  • Submitted by: 
    5marylane
  • Submitted: Sep 10, 2020
  • Photographed: Sep 10, 2020
  • Spider: Unidentified
  • Location: Greenwich , Connecticut, United States
  • Spotted Outdoors: Low foliage (shrubs, herbs, garden, excluding flowers)
  • Found in web?: Yes
  • Attributes:
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Vonpaulus

This is most likely Argiope trifasciata.

Vonpaulus

Yours is a good question… It’s called “sabilimemtum”, thicker threads that are thought to “stabilize”the web, but scientists are still debating on its purpose.

Last edited 11 days ago by Vonpaulus