Gasteracantha cancriformis
(Spiny-backed Orb-weaver)

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This little hard worker has been in our garden for a few days now. We just wanna know what kind of spider it is.

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CalumEwing

It is the Spiny Orb Weaver, Gasteracantha cancriformis, part of the Orb Weaver family Araneidae.

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