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Insect and Spider Identification: SOLVED: what kind of spider is this?

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janetminehan
Carpinteria, CA

September 12, 2013
2:57 PM

Post #9658152

My son found this at SBHS. He said the white part was really more green. Any ideas?

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Flapdoodle
Minot, ND

September 12, 2013
4:24 PM

Post #9658212

Argiope aurantia - an extremely common and widespread orb weaver that goes by a variety of common names - http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Argiope_aurantia

sallyg

sallyg
Anne Arundel,, MD
(Zone 7b)

September 12, 2013
5:03 PM

Post #9658238

Like in the book Charlotte's Web by EB WHite
janetminehan
Carpinteria, CA

September 15, 2013
6:21 PM

Post #9660925

Many many thank yous for your responses.
JM

kittriana

kittriana
Magnolia, TX
(Zone 8b)

September 16, 2013
3:15 PM

Post #9661740

I know, I am late, but we have em too. Ours can get as large as a mans hand seems like

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