Araneus bicentenarius
(Giant Lichen Orb-weaver)

Picture ID 24972

Picture of Araneus bicentenarius (Giant Lichen Orb-weaver) - Female - Dorsal,Egg sacs

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Photographed at Mt. Blue State Park. It’s body was about the size of a nickel. It was sitting on an egg sac with its legs tucked under it.

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TangledWeb

Hi, she looks like a giant lichen orbweaver. I didn’t know that this species has golden silk. Thank you for sharing this great photo!

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