Gasteracantha cancriformis
(Spiny-backed Orb-weaver)

Picture ID 4230

Picture of Gasteracantha cancriformis (Spiny-backed Orb-weaver) - Female - Dorsal

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Has unique markings, sideways orientation, just less than 1 cm in size, short legs.

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ItsyBitsy

Hi, welcome to Spider ID. 🙂 You have a Spinybacked Orbweaver (Gasteracantha cancriformis).

Edit: I removed the duplicate un-cropped image and fixed the orientation of this one.

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