Picture ID 151185

Picture of unidentified spider

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Black and Yellow Garden Spider
Web attached to a shed door. I need to move it so I can open door. Suggestions?

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  • Submitted: Oct 17, 2021
  • Photographed: Oct 17, 2021
  • Spider: Unidentified
  • Location: Biloxi,MS, Mississippi, United States
  • Spotted Outdoors: Man-made structure (building wall, fences, etc.)
  • Found in web?: Yes
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This happens often. If you take a stick and pull the web aside slowly a spider will walk off to the side that is still attached and won’t be injured. She may also climb onto the stick and can be moved to a more convenient place, like a porch frame or tree branch. This is how I move Cellar Spiders that need to get away from intolerant humans. ;( Twist the web into a strand and leave it. She’ll probably eat it like a big piece of spaghetti. She’ll build a new web, they need to do it often anyhow… Read more »