Araneus gemma

Picture ID 53927

Picture of Araneus gemma - Dorsal

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This spider is on my patio roof in Southern California. I live in Laguna Niguel/Dana Point area. It has grown tremendously in the last 2 months. What is it?

  • Submitted by: 
    Vonterschj
  • Submitted: Mar 3, 2019
  • Photographed: Mar 3, 2019
  • Spider: Araneus gemma
  • Location: Laguna Niguel , California, United States
  • Spotted Outdoors: Man-made structure (building wall, fences, etc.),Saltwater ocean, river, lake, stream
  • Found in web?: No
  • Attributes: Dorsal
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