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Subject: Little Yellow Fellow (spider)
Location: Costa Rica (Pital)
November 30, 2013 7:32 pm
I have been seeing these spiders for years, and there are a few different colors, but i cant seem to find the ”real” name for it. Could you guys help me?
Signature: Vince Nisly

Crablike Spiny Orbweaver

Crablike Spiny Orbweaver

Hi Vince,
As you indicated, the Crablike Spiny Orbweaver,
Gasteracantha cancriformis, has multiple color variations, which include various combinations of yellow, black, white and even red.  See BugGuide for some of the color variations.  This is a harmless species that poses no threat to humans.

What's That Bug? does not endorse extermination
Location: Pital, Costa Rica

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