What's That Bug? does not endorse extermination

Subject:  What is this spider?
Geographic location of the bug:  Weatherly, Pa.
Date: 10/05/2017
Time: 11:10 AM EDT
Is this poisonous?
How you want your letter signed:  Marianne Mertens-Harley

Marbled Orbweaver

Dear Marianne,
Based on this BugGuide image, we are quite confident this is a Marbled Orbweaver.  Orbweavers are not considered dangerous to people, but they do have venom that they inject when they capture prey.  Large Orbweavers might bite, but there is only local tenderness.

What's That Bug? does not endorse extermination
Location: Weatherly, Pennsylvania

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