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Araneus marmoreus
(Marbled Orb-weaver)

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Picture of Araneus marmoreus (Marbled Orb-weaver)

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Araneus marmoreus, commonly known as Marbled Orb-weaver, belongs to the genus Araneus, in the family Araneidae.

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greenvilleeee

It is a Orb Weaver. Possibly a Araneus genus. Im not an expert though.

TangledWeb

You are correct that she is Araneus marmoreus. https://bugguide.net/node/view/2016 @greenvilleeee check out the Bugguide link that is in this discussion. Marbled Orbweavers have many possible mixes of colors and patterns. This black and yellow pattern is the most common. They’re a gorgeous species. 🙂 Two things they have in common through all of those appearances: 1. { } There are two lengthwise wavy lines that I tried to illustrate with punctuation. They’re hidden in the markings of each spider and go down deep into the exoskeleton. 2. Their femurs ( big part of the leg near the body) are red… Read more »

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