Is this poisonous? Kind of large and colorful for New Jersey.
Here’s the orange version of your spider: https://spiderid.com/picture/192190/ We received both photos today. I like Marbled Orbweavers, they have countless appearances that are mixes of patterns and colors. Yeah nobody thinks of New Jersey as a tropical paradise with big colorful animals. 😉 There’s a good chance of snow here in NH tonight, we’re even less tropical. My yard is a festive jungle of slugs, worms, and earwigs. No, your spider isn’t medically significant. She has venom for quickly killing bugs. She wouldn’t use it on a human except in self-defense against rough handling . She may have an egg… Read more »