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greenthumb99

greenthumb99
Lucketts, VA
(Zone 7a)

August 24, 2012
1:02 PM

Post #9252357

Body about 3/8 inch. Does not show in photos, but there is a line of golden "glitter" down the middle of the back when seen by eye.

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Flapdoodle
Minot, ND

August 24, 2012
6:26 PM

Post #9252690

Looks like a sheetweb spider (family Linyphiidae), a huge family. A couple examples:
http://www.pbase.com/tmurray74/image/124856485
http://www.pbase.com/tmurray74/image/62155453

greenthumb99

greenthumb99
Lucketts, VA
(Zone 7a)

August 24, 2012
7:30 PM

Post #9252755

Thank you Flap! I'm sorry that the photos were not better. If I can get a better one I will post it.

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