Is this a Spiny Orb Weaver? I didn’t think they are in my area.
Yes it is the technical name is Gasteracantha cancriformis
Hi, welcome to Spider ID. 🙂 This is an Arrow-shaped Micrathena, Micrathena sagittata.
Same Arrow-shaped Micrathena also spotted in a web with spun prey on my back deck in South Dartmouth, MA this evening.