Acanthepeira stellata
(Star-bellied Orb-weaver)

Picture ID 4963

Picture of Acanthepeira stellata (Star-bellied Orb-weaver) - Lateral

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I have never seen this kind of spider.. is it poisonous?

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Hi, welcome to Spider ID. 🙂 This looks like a Starbellied Orbweaver (Acanthepeira stellata). Like most spiders they have venom but are not considered to be of medical significance to people (everyone’s immune system is different though). They’re beneficial and help keep the insect population in check.
https://bugguide.net/node/view/1057086/bgimage

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Picture of Acanthepeira stellata (Star-bellied Orb-weaver) - Dorsal,Webs Enlarge Picture
Picture of Acanthepeira stellata (Star-bellied Orb-weaver) - Dorsal Enlarge Picture
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Picture of Acanthepeira stellata (Star-bellied Orb-weaver) - Dorsal Enlarge Picture