Araneidae
(Orb-weavers)

Picture ID 7749

Picture of Araneidae (Orb-weavers) - Webs

Comments & ID Thoughts

No idea, seen on top of a red oak, appears where the walking sticks congregate and consume the leaves every Spring in Austin, TX. It’s too far away for a good photo.

  • Submitted by: 
    HECUBUS
  • Submitted: Mar 25, 2018
  • Photographed: Mar 25, 2018
  • Spider: Araneidae (Orb-weavers)
  • Location: Austin (West Lake Hills), Texas, United States
  • Spotted Outdoors: High foliage (includes trees and tree trunks)
  • Found in web?: No
  • Attributes: Webs
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ItsyBitsy

Hi, welcome to Spider ID. 🙂 This looks like some-sort of Orb-weaver (Araneidae), but I’m sorry I can’t see it clearly enough to be more specific.

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