I found this spider and its egg sac in my flower garden. The eggs are light orange in color. I have searched the internet in hopes of identification. No luck! Any help you can give me will be appreciated.
We turned to our very old copy of Comstock’s Spider Book for this one. We believe it is one of the orb weavers from the genus Kaira. When the book was printed in 1948, Kaira alba was reported in Southern states. The book states: “The abdomen is subglobose, with a hump on each side at the base; each hump bears numerous conical tubercles.” The black and white photo looks very similar. Sorry, that is the best we can do.