Unidentified

Picture ID 145044

Picture of unidentified spider

Comments & ID Thoughts

I think it is a micrathena sagittata. I submitted the photos (photo ID 145040 and this one) so that WV would now be mentioned as a state with this species.

  • Submitted by: 
    Katelkwv3
  • Submitted: Aug 13, 2021
  • Photographed: Aug 13, 2021
  • Spider: Unidentified
  • Location: Charleston , West Virginia, United States
  • Spotted Outdoors: Low foliage (shrubs, herbs, garden, excluding flowers)
  • Found in web?: No
  • Attributes:
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TangledWeb

Yes she’s Micrathena sagittata. Sorry, I can’t update our state spider listings. I would love to! Our Site Moderator is focused on home schooling during the pandemic and I don’t have the programming access. I like adding new species, locations, and photo features too. http://WWW.bugguide.net is actively adding to their sightings statistics. They have reliable data for at least the last 18 years. I try to add new arthropods for new locations on that site. To view their data you need to make a free account. That helps to keep bots from scraping and slowing their site. When you search… Read more »

TangledWeb

https://bugguide.net/adv_search/bgsearch.php?taxon=2020&location%5B%5D=WV They only have four M. sagittata sightings for West Virginia