Unidentified

Picture ID 132128

Picture of unidentified spider

Comments & ID Thoughts

From looking at other findings, I believe this species is Trichonephila Clavipes (Golden Silk Orb-weaver). Doesn’t match the color of the Golden Silk Orb-weaver but has all the other physical descriptions.

  • Submitted by: 
    Jumbobill
  • Submitted: Nov 21, 2020
  • Photographed: Nov 19, 2020
  • Spider: Unidentified
  • Location: Mayo, Florida, United States
  • Spotted Outdoors: Man-made structure (building wall, fences, etc.),Ground layer (leaf litter, dirt, grass, etc)
  • Found in web?: No
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TangledWeb

You got it! Spiders have quite a bit of variation in color within a species. The “golden silk” in the common name varies in how gold colored it is. The yellowish pigmentation of the silk comes from this species’ diet.