Type of Florida Spider
July 28, 2009
Please help me identify this spider.
Satellite Beach, FL
The Orchard Orbweaver, Leucauge venusta, is a common spider in the Southeast. According to BugGuide its habitat is : “Woodlands. Builds in low shrubs or small trees, close to the ground“ and it can be identified by the “Slightly elongated abdomen marked with silver, yellow, black, green, and bright orange or pink spots. Spins its web at an angle and hangs in the center.”