Eriophora ravilla
(Tropical Orb-weaver)

Picture ID 6389

Picture of Eriophora ravilla (Tropical Orb-weaver) - Female - Dorsal

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Not clue what spider is, but it was huge, it webbed down towards me as I was mowing and walking past it

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ItsyBitsy

Hi, welcome to Spider ID. 🙂 This is a Tropical Orb-weaver, Eriophora ravilla. It has several color morphs, so that’s why yours has a white spot and some others filed here don’t. Another morph is a thin white line that runs the length of the abdomen.

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