Picture ID 45407

Picture of unidentified spider

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Araneus diadematus
(Cross Orb-weaver)

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  • Submitted: Oct 19, 2018
  • Photographed: Oct 18, 2018
  • Spider: Unidentified
  • Location: Northville, Michigan, United States
  • Spotted Outdoors: Low foliage (shrubs, herbs, garden, excluding flowers)
  • Found in web?: No
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Hi, I can’t tell which orbweaver she is from the side view. Araneus diadematus usually has brownish bands of color on the dorsolateral (from the sides to the back) areas of the abdomen . White markings like traces of white paint form a starburst-like pattern in the upper back area toward the head.