Unidentified

Picture ID 139617

Picture of unidentified spider

Comments & ID Thoughts

I think it is Eriophora ravilla
(Tropical Orb-weaver)
I’m not sure tho.

  • Submitted by: 
    Tommyandamanda
  • Submitted: Jun 10, 2021
  • Photographed: Jun 10, 2021
  • Spider: Unidentified
  • Location: Casey key in Nokomis, Florida, United States
  • Spotted Outdoors: Low foliage (shrubs, herbs, garden, excluding flowers)
  • Found in web?: No
  • Attributes:
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TangledWeb

Yes, I think you’re correct. I think it is male, which is why it looks small and thin. Male spiders are photographed much less often than females because they are small, have shorter life spans, make tiny webs, and they don’t settle down in one place. I don’t remember ever seeing a photo of a male of this species. I’ll bookmark your photo to add it to our gallery when we have the chance. Thank you for submitting it!