Micrathena gracilis
(Spined Micrathena)

Picture ID 33269

Picture of Micrathena gracilis (Spined Micrathena) - Lateral,Webs

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I believe this spider is a spined micrathena. This little lady built her web pretty high up on my back porch, I had to crawl under it so I wouldn’t damage the web!

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Yes, Micrathena gracilis. The webs of their genus are more tightly woven than those of other orbweavers.

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