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Unidentified

Picture ID 188811

Picture of unidentified spider

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Species of orb weaver

  • Submitted by: 
    Maggie89
  • Submitted: Sep 14, 2023
  • Photographed: Sep 14, 2023
  • Spider: Unidentified
  • Location: Greer, South Carolina, United States
  • Spotted Outdoors: High foliage (includes trees and tree trunks)
  • Found in web?: Yes
  • Attributes:
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TakeFive

This is a spotted orb-weaver (Neoscona crucifera). Nice find and nice picture!

drinpoche

Neoscona, known as spotted orb-weavers and barn spiders, is a genus of orb-weaver spiders (Araneidae) first described by Eugène Simon in 1895 to separate these from other araneids in the now obsolete genus Epeira. They have a mostly pantropical distribution and one species, Neoscona adianta, has a palearctic distribution