Spider in Ohio
Location: Brook Park, Ohio
November 1, 2011 6:14 pm
Just curious what type of spider this is and if it is poisonous. I remember hearing loud bright colors means deadly. True? Thanks.
Signature: DST

Marbled Orbweaver

Dear DST,
This is one of the many recognized color variations of the Marbled Orbweaver,
Araneus marmoreus.  You can see some of the other color variations on BugGuide.

Location: Ohio

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