Picture ID 45130

Picture of unidentified spider

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Almost ran over with lawn mower.

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  • Submitted: Oct 17, 2018
  • Photographed: Oct 17, 2018
  • Spider: Unidentified
  • Location: Washington Borough, New Jersey, United States
  • Spotted Outdoors: Ground layer (leaf litter, dirt, grass, etc)
  • Found in web?: No
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Hi, I’m glad she survived Lawn Mowing Day, sometimes it’s good to be big round and orange. Pretty sure it is a female marbled orbweaver, Araneus marmorous. They aren’t usually on the ground, the females have big orb-shaped webs that they rest in facing downward.