Neoscona
(Spotted Orb-weavers)

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Picture of Neoscona (Spotted Orb-weavers) - Ventral

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Here is a pic of it from underneath. What kind is this? Is it poisonous?

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TangledWeb

From underneath she looks like a Neoscona species. Still an orb-weaver. She has venom, most spiders do, it isn’t something to worry about. She would prefer to avoid confrontation with a larger animal, such as a human. The odds aren’t in the spiders’ favor in a fight with you. She can cause you a quick bit of pain. You could squish her (please don’t). She’ll maybe bite if she is pressed against you (again, please don’t) in a way that traps her or puts pressure on her body. It is easy to live peacefully together. All you have to do… Read more »

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Picture of Neoscona spp. (Spotted Orb-weavers) - Female - Ventral Enlarge Picture
Picture of Neoscona spp. (Spotted Orb-weavers) - Webs Enlarge Picture
Picture of Neoscona spp. (Spotted Orb-weavers) - Dorsal Enlarge Picture
Picture of Neoscona spp. (Spotted Orb-weavers) - Ventral Enlarge Picture