Picture ID 129856

Picture of unidentified spider
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  • Submitted: Oct 17, 2020
  • Photographed: Oct 17, 2020
  • Spider: Unidentified
  • Location: Waxhaw, North Carolina, United States
  • Spotted Outdoors: Low foliage (shrubs, herbs, garden, excluding flowers)
  • Found in web?: Yes
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She’s Gasteracantha cancriformis, a Spiny-backed Orbweaver. They look so oddly shaped, yet they move very delicately, like in your photo. I think your spider is connecting straight support strands across the diameter of the orb web she is building.