Picture ID 43583

Picture of Araneidae (Orb-weavers) - Dorsal
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  • Submitted: Oct 9, 2018
  • Photographed: Oct 9, 2018
  • Spider: Araneidae (Orb-weavers)
  • Location: Mt pleasant , Michigan, United States
  • Spotted Outdoors: Ground layer (leaf litter, dirt, grass, etc),Open field, pasture, prairie, grassland
  • Found in web?: No
  • Attributes: Dorsal
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Hi, this is an Orb-weaver (Araneidae). Hentz Orb-weaver (Neoscona crucifera) is very common this time of year, but either the plastic is obscuring the details or the spider is damaged – either way I’m not certain from this image if it is that exactly. 🙂

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