Eustala

Picture ID 8349

Picture of Eustala - Dorsal

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genus eustala maybe? small orbweaver, pictured here hiding during the daytime. ventral side of abdomen has a single triangular white spot in the center of a black spot, with a separate black spot at the back of the abdomen roughly where the ventral and dorsal sides meet.

  • Submitted by: 
    Louis13
  • Submitted: Apr 1, 2018
  • Photographed: Mar 29, 2018
  • Spider: Eustala
  • Location: Houston, Texas, United States
  • Spotted Outdoors: Low foliage (shrubs, herbs, garden, excluding flowers)
  • Found in web?: Yes
  • Attributes: Dorsal
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Based on the pattern, very likely Eustala, and the coloration appears to be anastera https://bugguide.net/node/view/1296824/bgimage
https://bugguide.net/node/view/360957/bgimage

Hankguarisco
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It is definitely Eustala, and based on the abdominal shape, probably cepina

ItsyBitsy
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Filed to genus.

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