Unidentified

Picture ID 132212

Picture of unidentified spider
  • Submitted by: 
    Orbweaver33
  • Submitted: Nov 22, 2020
  • Photographed: Aug 18, 2020
  • Spider: Unidentified
  • Location: Medford , Oregon, United States
  • Spotted Outdoors: Man-made structure (building wall, fences, etc.)
  • Found in web?: Yes
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TangledWeb

I think she was Araneus gemmoides, a Cat-faced Spider. Araneus gemma and A. diadematus look similar. So, yes, she’s an Orbweaver. There may be an egg sac of hatchlings in that area now. It wouldlook like a tuft of cotton. The baby spiders are freeze-resistant and can stay in the sac until Spring.