Trichonephila clavipes
(Golden Silk Orb-weaver)

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Found this in yard

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Looks to be some sort of Golden Silk Orb-Weaver, genus Nephila.

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Trichonephila clavipes (Golden Silk Orb-weaver). Very recent genus name change, they were previously called Nephila clavipes.

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