Acanthepeira

Picture ID 75608

Picture of Acanthepeira - Dorsal
  • Submitted by: 
    JJ29
  • Submitted: Aug 3, 2019
  • Photographed: Aug 3, 2019
  • Spider: Acanthepeira
  • Location: Jackson, Missouri, United States
  • Spotted Outdoors: Man-made structure (building wall, fences, etc.)
  • Found in web?: Yes
  • Attributes: Dorsal
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Joot

A star-bellied orbweaver, genus Acanthepeira. Cool find. Species-level ID requires closer examination.

Joot

I live in STL. Maybe I’ll come get it.

Joot

Acanthepeira are found basically everywhere east of the Rockies. They are certainly already known in Missouri. This website is not comprehensive, and records depend on who submits what.

TangledWeb

Click on the genus Acanthepeira that’s in red type on this page and the file lists the ten states we now have confirmed sightings for.

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Picture of Acanthepeira spp. - Dorsal Enlarge Picture
Picture of Acanthepeira spp. - Dorsal Enlarge Picture
Picture of Acanthepeira spp. - Dorsal Enlarge Picture