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Orb Weaver Spider (Araneus nordmanni)

Order: Araneae (ah-RAY-nee-ee) (Info)
Family: Araneidae (ar-ray-NEE-ih-dee) (Info)
Genus: Araneus
Species: nordmanni


1 positive
No neutrals
No negatives


This bug has been reportedly found in the following regions:

Sullivan, Maine

By claypa
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Member Notes:

Positive claypa On Sep 25, 2007, claypa from West Pottsgrove, PA
(Zone 6b) wrote:

A small orb weaver found in northern New England and a few other northern states and Colorado, Canada, Siberia, and parts of Europe.

It resembles the Giant Lichen Orbweaver Araneus bicentenarius, except this spider is much smaller.

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