Picture ID 143037

Picture of unidentified spider

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What kind of spider is this? Taken in southwest Louisiana

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  • Submitted: Jul 22, 2021
  • Photographed: Jul 22, 2021
  • Spider: Unidentified
  • Location: Kinder, Louisiana, United States
  • Spotted Outdoors: Man-made structure (building wall, fences, etc.)
  • Found in web?: No
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Araneus bicentenarius or Giant Lichen Orb Weaver, generally nocturnal and usually lives in a LARGE web, they’ve even been known to catch dragonflies as prey. While they are toxic, they’re unlikely to bite humans and are rarely if ever fatal. Such a pretty spider though!!! <3