Araneus diadematus
(Cross Orb-weaver)

Picture ID 29993

Picture of Araneus diadematus (Cross Orb-weaver) - Male - Dorsal

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I think this may be a brown recluse. I'm in southern WI, and it was on the southern exposure beneath the gutter on my house.

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TangledWeb

I think this is a male Araneus diadematus orbweaver. Definitely not a brown recluse.

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Picture of Araneus diadematus (Cross Orb-weaver) - Female - Ventral Enlarge Picture
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Picture of Araneus diadematus (Cross Orb-weaver) - Dorsal Enlarge Picture
Picture of Araneus diadematus (Cross Orb-weaver) - Female - Ventral Enlarge Picture