Picture ID 49661

Picture of unidentified spider

Comments & ID Thoughts

This was submitted by a friend asking if anyone could identify it. Looked pretty rare and on ground cover in December in Massachusetts up in the Blue Hills.

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  • Submitted: Dec 4, 2018
  • Photographed: Dec 3, 2018
  • Spider: Unidentified
  • Location: Milton Ma, Massachusetts, United States
  • Spotted Outdoors: Ground layer (leaf litter, dirt, grass, etc)
  • Found in web?: No
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I agree with ZebraDuck, Araneus marmorous, a marbled orbweaver. She has a shrunken abdomen from depositing her eggs and/or hunger. It’s difficult to catch flying insects in a web after the killing frost.