Frontinella pyramitela
(Bowl and Doily Weaver)

Picture ID 193360

Picture of Frontinella pyramitela (Bowl and Doily Weaver) - Female - Lateral,Webs

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No idea on the id but it is a trapeze or sheet web type.

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PrismQuiri

I would guess Larinioides cornutus, a Furrow Orb-Weaver. The physiology matches, but unfortunately I don’t know much about their web structure, so I don’t know if it matches.

PrismQuiri

Did a bit more research quickly, looks more like Frontinella pyramitela, a species I didn’t know! The webs match better for this species.

https://bugguide.net/node/view/2043

TangledWeb
TangledWeb

Thank you! Spiders in family Linyphiidae can be fun to photograph. Filmy Dome Spiders, Neriene radiata are fairly wide spread in the US. They’re ones that you are more likely to find than this species. I find them in a young forest/ mixed plant habit near water. The webs are low and between trees. The webs are distinctive. The spiders tend to run and leap to escape being photographed.

PrismQuiri

I think I may also be able to identify this spider as a female, due to the lack of reproductive structures on the pedipalps. The males of this species also have a red prosoma, and fainter white banding.

TangledWeb

I agree, you can also use the shape of the abdomen, she’s gravid with eggs. I’ll add female to the listing.

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