Picture ID 88519

Picture of unidentified spider
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  • Submitted: Sep 27, 2019
  • Photographed: Sep 27, 2019
  • Spider: Unidentified
  • Location: Riverside , Rhode Island, United States
  • Spotted Outdoors: Man-made structure (building wall, fences, etc.),Ground layer (leaf litter, dirt, grass, etc)
  • Found in web?: No
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She might be a Shamrock Orbweaver, Araneus trifolium. She’s very light colored and unusual. My back-up identification for her is Araneus diadematus, a Cross Orbweaver. Either way she’s in genus Araneus in family Aranidae. Thank you for sharing your photo of this beautiful spider.