Picture ID 129249

Picture of unidentified spider

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Shamrock Orb Weaver

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  • Submitted: Oct 11, 2020
  • Photographed: Oct 11, 2020
  • Spider: Unidentified
  • Location: Maplewood, Minnesota, United States
  • Spotted Outdoors: Ground layer (leaf litter, dirt, grass, etc)
  • Found in web?: No
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You’re close, you guessed the correct genus. She’s Araneus marmoreus, a Marbled Orbweaver. The easiest way to tell them apart is A. marmoreus has leg bands that are 3 colors: red, white, and black. A. trifolium (Shamrock)leg bands have only two colors: white and a darker color.