Subject: Yellowish Orange Spider with stripes on legs
Location: Garden in Portland, OR in September
September 20, 2016 10:16 am
I have a picture of a spider which I would like to identify in case it bites or is otherwise dangerous.
Signature: Thanks Ilze Choi

Orbweaver

Orbweaver

Dear Ilze,
This is a harmless Orbweaver in the family Araneidae.  Large Orbweavers might bite, but they are not aggressive, and the bite will cause nothing more than local swelling and tenderness.

Location: Portland, Oregon

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