Unidentified

Picture ID 150977

Picture of unidentified spider

Comments & ID Thoughts

Spider the size of a nickel or slightly larger. Web built between the bottom of a deck and the stairway railing leading onto the deck. Location is near an outdoor always on light.

  • Submitted by: 
    Chris680
  • Submitted: Oct 14, 2021
  • Photographed: Oct 14, 2021
  • Spider: Unidentified
  • Location: Jim Thorpe, Pennsylvania, United States
  • Spotted Outdoors: Man-made structure (building wall, fences, etc.)
  • Found in web?: Yes
  • Attributes:
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TangledWeb

Her markings look like Lariniodes cornutus, a Furrow Orbweaver. Many spiders build webs near lights, especially porch lights, to intercept nocturnal insects that are lured to the lights.