Picture ID 46523

Picture of unidentified spider

Comments & ID Thoughts

Ok, I'm very, very new to this. This is so pretty, but I dont know how to identify.

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  • Submitted: Oct 27, 2018
  • Photographed: Oct 27, 2018
  • Spider: Unidentified
  • Location: Biloxi, Mississippi, United States
  • Spotted Outdoors: Man-made structure (building wall, fences, etc.),High foliage (includes trees and tree trunks)
  • Found in web?: Yes
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Nice photo of a spiny-backed orbweaver in its web! I think it is in the genus Gasteracantha. Welcome to the site and please get comfortable with us. Nobody knows everything about all spiders. We are all trying to learn more and in turn, we strive to teach what we’ve learned. If you’re interested in learning more you can do this in your own style and with the knowledge you already have. The basics of recognizing spider types, as a beginner, lie in: basic body shape, web shape (or no web), the patterns on the top and underside- dorsal and ventral,… Read more »