Picture ID 51423

Picture of unidentified spider
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  • Submitted: Jan 8, 2019
  • Photographed: Jun 3, 2018
  • Spider: Unidentified
  • Location: Silvania, Cundinamarca, Colombia
  • Spotted Outdoors: Man-made structure (building wall, fences, etc.)
  • Found in web?: Yes
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This is an orb web kind of spider. The shape of the web -round with rays extended from the middle- is a way to identify spiders like this. The family is Aranidae. The genus could be Araneus. There are many Aranidae spiders in Colombia. I’m not familiar enough with them to tell you which one it is. If you take a clearer photo (don’t use digital “zoom” ) you can try a photo recognition app on it. iNaturalist is an app that might help. Sometimes Google Lens can tell you the species of something correctly if the background of the… Read more »