Shamrock Orbweaver

Subject: What kind of spider?
Location: Dover Ohio
October 18, 2015 4:26 pm
Just wondering what type of spider this is and if it is poisonous or not. Thank you!
Signature: Barry Hostetler

Shamrock Orbweavers
Shamrock Orbweavers

Dear Barry,
Autumn is the time of year that annual Orbweaver spiders that live but a single season generally come to maturity, and the eggs they lay will survive the winter.   This is a Shamrock Orbweaver,
Araneus trifolium, a species with highly variable coloration.

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