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Citrus Heights, CA
(Zone 9b)

September 17, 2004
8:09 PM

Post #1054212

Then I say hi, like a spider to a fly.

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San Francisco, CA
(Zone 10a)

September 18, 2004
5:52 PM

Post #1055535


From the shape of the web, I think it is one of the spiders classified as "Orb Weavers".

I haven't been able to come up with an exact match yet. It does look like some of the pictures I've found called "Garden Orb Weavers".
Citrus Heights, CA
(Zone 9b)

September 18, 2004
6:08 PM

Post #1055558

This was at Sunset Beach SP 14 miles south of Santa Cruz.
Flat Rock, NC
(Zone 7b)

September 19, 2004
3:05 AM

Post #1056219

Egads! I'll be suffering from the willies for days from THAT pic!
Gordonville, TX
(Zone 7b)

September 19, 2004
3:12 AM

Post #1056226

That looks like the one in eje's link but, according to that link your spider is way out of its range. :-|
Citrus Heights, CA
(Zone 9b)

September 19, 2004
3:20 AM

Post #1056231

I've seen these guys all up and down the coast. They usually come out into the web at night so nothing can pick them off.

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