CLOSED: Is this an orb weaver?

Prairieville, LA(Zone 9a)

Found this vivid little spider in the garden this morning. did some looking, but didn't find a match. She was moving around at a fair clip, but managed to grab a couple pics. The coloration is highly reflective in the sun. Is she an orb weaver?

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Minot, ND

It's a long-jawed orb weaver known as an orchard spider - http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Leucauge_venusta

Prairieville, LA(Zone 9a)

Thanks Flapdoodle. It seems that their markings are rather mutable...guess that is why I didn't see a "perfect" match. Thanks much.

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