Araneus marmoreus
(Marbled Orb-weaver)

Picture ID 3685

Picture of Araneus marmoreus (Marbled Orb-weaver) - Female - Eyes

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Araneus marmoreus, I think, but seeking confirmation/correction.

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ItsyBitsy

A. marmoreus is what I’m thinking too. 🙂

Shabana55

These are always in front of my house. I read online that these are equally or as deadly as a black widow bite. I burn them with a lighter when ever i see these because they like to make HUGE webs in front of my house and on the side of my house. I have only seen females guarding their egg sacs and I have taken pioson to their egg sacs as well. Never have i stomped or smashed the sacs because that could cause hundreds of babies to exist and pour out. Remember never smash egg sacs. Just pioson… Read more »

Shabana55

I mistook the photo for another spider similar to this one in the photo. The one I saw is VERY similar to the one in the photo. The main difference is that the ones that are always in front of my house have a BIG W on the top of the body. I looked them up. It’s basically an imitation black widow, not an orb weaver. So I am not gonna happily keep them around my home and get bitten by one to get killed by it. I have a lot of daddy long leg spiders in my garage. They… Read more »

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Picture of Araneus marmoreus (Marbled Orb-weaver) - Dorsal Enlarge Picture
Picture of Araneus marmoreus (Marbled Orb-weaver) - Dorsal Enlarge Picture
Picture of Araneus marmoreus (Marbled Orb-weaver) - Dorsal Enlarge Picture
Picture of Araneus marmoreus (Marbled Orb-weaver) - Dorsal Enlarge Picture