Courtesy of the Suzanne Wainwright-Evans (The BugLady) at http://www.bugladyconsulting.com/
marbled orb weaver made beautiful web on low porch railing to bush
Found in the Hidden Valley, Bath Co., VA 10-01-08
Underside of Marbled Orbweaver (Araneus marmoreus), Bath Co., VA
Marbled Orbweaver spider web, Bath Co., 10-01-08 early morning
While digging bulbs -I found this orange pumpkin thinking hes another plastic toy I have found in the soil- suddenly I SCREAM !
With poking at this thinking he was a plastic toy pumpkin- I about died when I seen legs- yep I need glasses too! I hate spiders!!! I still get chills !
YUCK! The guys got him up on the truck & I photographed him -I never have ever seen one before!.with Halloween around the corner-and being a bright orange the grandkids thought was kewl!
His transportation to his new home!
I just found this lovely in Novi, Michigan. From the sounds of it, they aren't normally here. She's beautiful!
I believe this is a Marbled Orb Weaver - found in Waconia, MN