Araneus cavaticus
(Barn Orb-weaver Spider)

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Picture of Araneus cavaticus (Barn Orb-weaver Spider) - Dorsal

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Some type of orb weaver?

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Yes, she looks like a catfaced spider, which is an orbweaver, Araneus gemmoides.

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This is Araneus cavaticus (Barn Spider). In the book Charlotte’s Web, Charlotte the spider says her full name is Charlotte A. Cavatica, this species was previously known as Aranea cavatica.

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