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Insect and Spider Identification: Identify this spider please

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Rib Mountain, WI

August 11, 2012
2:34 PM

Post #9238071

i need to know if i need to move it elsewhere i have kids around all the time i dont want one of them hurt.
Its black and yellow. Three dots in yellow on its back. the back and middle legs have yellow up by the body. the front leggs are all black. its approxamitly the length of an average sized adults thumb. Oval shaped body pointed in the back. wraps his pray up. water from my airconditioning unit doesnt break its web and doesnt seem to bother it.

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Minot, ND

August 11, 2012
6:46 PM

Post #9238423

Harmless orb weaver, Argiope aurantia

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