Leucauge venusta
(Orchard Orb-weaver)

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Picture of Leucauge venusta (Orchard Orb-weaver) - Webs

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Orchid Spider I think. I found this beautiful creature on my front porch building its web on May 10th, 2017. I am located in the Smokey Mountains of East TN. If anyone has more info on this beauty please let me know.

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Hi, welcome to Spider ID. 🙂 This is an Orchard Orb-weaver, Leucauge venusta. There is some info. on them here: https://bugguide.net/node/view/2010

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