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Argiope trifasciata
(Banded Garden Spider)

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Picture of Argiope trifasciata (Banded Garden Spider)

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No guess, body is shaped like a black widow. Very big, this pic is in a jelly jar. Came out from under my toolshed which is elevated about 1 foot above dirt. His belly is black with 2 thin yellow parallel stripes (like the number eleven) from head to butt.

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BugmanDan
BugmanDan

No spider is poisonous but most are venomous. These do produce venom but not medically significant. IF you were to provoke a bite frome any of the orb weavers, it would be no worse than a bee sting.
You really have nothing to worry about unless you are allergic to bees, ants, etc..

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