Picture ID 164002

Picture of unidentified spider

Comments & ID Thoughts

Spotted in North Central Florida. Legspan included, this spider was approximately 3 inches long and 2 inches wide.

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  • Submitted: Sep 14, 2022
  • Photographed: Jul 16, 2022
  • Spider: Unidentified
  • Location: GAINESVILLE, Florida, United States
  • Spotted Outdoors: Man-made structure (building wall, fences, etc.)
  • Found in web?: Yes
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My guess is a male Trichonephila clavipes, the Golden Silk Orb-weaver. As you can see in this picture, females are much larger and very showy. Nice find!

Male and female Trichonephila clavipes: