Leucauge argyra

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The spitter situated its web right under my floodlight on my enclosed pool area to catch bugs attracted tot he light. The web looks disorganized and whispy.

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BugmanDan
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Hi, looks to be a male orb weaver, possibly male Nephila species.(gold silk spider.
A handy bug catcher to have around.

ItsyBitsy
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Male Orchard Orb-weaver/Long-jawed Orb-weaver, Leucauge sp.. Compare to: https://bugguide.net/node/view/1386861/bgimage

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Tentatively Leucauge argyra. (Ruling out the other possible species due to it lacking orange spots on the posterior end of the abdomen).
https://bugguide.net/node/view/73634/bgimage

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