Gasteracantha cancriformis
(Spiny-backed Orb-weaver)

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Picture of Gasteracantha cancriformis (Spiny-backed Orb-weaver) - Dorsal,Webs

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Spotted this interesting character on screen inside of our pool cage on Longboat Key, Florida. Very interesting to observe.

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CalumEwing

This is the Spiny Orb Weaver, Gasteracantha cancriformis, in the family Araneidae

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