Gasteracantha cancriformis
(Spiny-backed Orb-weaver)

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Spiny Orb Weaver - There are two inside my pool cage. I walked into the web and was able to capture it. Does anyone want it?

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Hi, this is a Spiny-backed Orb-weaver (Gasteracantha cancriformis). They’re not considered to be of medical significance and help keep the insect population in check. One to let go.

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