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Orb spider

Discussion in 'Nature' started by rtex42, Jun 25, 2013.

  1. rtex42

    rtex42 TalkEmount Regular

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    Jun 14, 2013
    Houston, Texas, USA
    Rick
    Not the most photogenic spider but (s)he built a web right outside our kitchen window.
    Rick
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  2. davect01

    davect01 Super Moderator

    Aug 20, 2011
    Fountain Hills, AZ
    Dave
    Creepy
     
  3. That's a wierd spider...
     
  4. Bimjo

    Bimjo Super Moderator

    Oct 28, 2011
    Washington State
    Jim
    Agreed. Never seen one of those before. Thanks for sharing that.
     
  5. rtex42

    rtex42 TalkEmount Regular

    68
    Jun 14, 2013
    Houston, Texas, USA
    Rick
    I think the correct name is Spinybacked Orbweaver.
    We see them from time to time here in Houston.
    They come in several colors but the white with black spots seems to be the most common.
    Rick