Please help me identify. Trying to learn to not be so afraid. Thank you!
Neoscona crucifera. An orb weaver. They are no threat at all.
They prefer to be left alone, but children playing with them can be awful hard on the spider.
Species Neoscona crucifera – BugGuide.Net
Thank you so much!! How long will he hang out before he moves on?? Not in the most convenient spot.