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artjaro
Pebble Creek, FL

March 21, 2013
10:31 AM

Post #9457022

anyone know what this is it was on my screen i live in south west florida. thanks.

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themoonhowl

themoonhowl
Prairieville, LA
(Zone 9a)

March 21, 2013
11:28 AM

Post #9457071

Gasteracanthus cancriformis, spinybacked orbweaver, commonly called a crab spider. they are all over Florida. They are considered beneficial insects

http://entnemdept.ufl.edu/Creatures/beneficial/g_cancriformis.htm
artjaro
Pebble Creek, FL

March 21, 2013
12:53 PM

Post #9457151

thanks

themoonhowl

themoonhowl
Prairieville, LA
(Zone 9a)

March 21, 2013
12:57 PM

Post #9457157

You are welcome...they are neat spiders.

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