Nuctenea umbratica
(Walnut Orb-weaver)

Picture ID 94325

Picture of Nuctenea umbratica (Walnut Orb-weaver) - Ventral

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This is a photograph of the belly. It measured about 2cm across.

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BugmanDan

Certainly a female orb weaver, araneidae family. What I make of the ventral pattern, maybe Araneus genus.
All such spiders are quite harmless and beneficial.

ItsyBitsy

Walnut Spider, Nuctenea umbratica.

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Picture of Nuctenea umbratica (Walnut Orb-weaver) - Dorsal Enlarge Picture
Picture of Nuctenea umbratica (Walnut Orb-weaver) - Dorsal Enlarge Picture
Picture of Nuctenea umbratica (Walnut Orb-weaver) - Ventral Enlarge Picture