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The orchard spider is a long-jawed orbweaver spider that occurs from southern Canada to Panama, along the East coast, reaching into the central US. The web is often oriented horizontally, with the spider hanging down in the center.

It is distinctively colored, with leaf-green legs and sides . The underside of its thorax is spotted with yellow and black, the top is silvery with brown and black streaks. The neon yellow, orange or red spots on the rear of the abdomen are variable in size.. more

Similar species: Spiders
Species identified by Joe Spandrusyszyn
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By Joe Spandrusyszyn

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Uploaded May 29, 2018. Captured May 26, 2018 13:23 in 10 Machete Trail, Oakland, FL 34787, USA.
  • ILCE-6300
  • f/5.6
  • 1/1000s
  • ISO4000
  • 300mm