Picture ID 132055

Picture of unidentified spider

Comments & ID Thoughts

Totally ignorant about most spiders. Web spun between branch of a cherry tree and a wall. Spider is almost 2 inches long. Web is fairly uniform and about 12 inches in diameter

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  • Submitted: Nov 19, 2020
  • Photographed: Nov 19, 2020
  • Spider: Unidentified
  • Location: Montecito, CA, California, United States
  • Spotted Outdoors: Man-made structure (building wall, fences, etc.),High foliage (includes trees and tree trunks)
  • Found in web?: Yes
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This belongs to the Orbweaver group of spiders, which weave the classic round webs as in your photo. My bet is you have a Cat-faced Spider, Araneus gemmoides.