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Mar 15, 2014 9:34 PM

Spider identification-any ideas ?

Thought this spider looked a bit different, wondered what it was?

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    Mar 15, 2014 9:50 PM (in response to Alispin)
    Re: Spider identification-any ideas ?

    It is difficult to tell from these photos. Are you able to post a clearer photo?


    Despite these pictures being too fuzzy to venture an educated guess, i'm leaning towards a Nuctenea umbratica (often called a walnut orb weaver).


    The females especially are able to overwinter successfully, meaning it's not uncommon to see adults at this time of year.


    But without a clearer photograph, i'm afraid this is akin to guesswork!

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