Subject: Hello Spikey Crab Spider
Geographic location of the bug: Virginia Beach VA
Time: 06:10 PM EDT
Your letter to the bugman: Hello,
I have never seen this spider before. There are lumps of spider web all around it’s web. It looks like it has spikes and a shell.
How you want your letter signed: Me!
This is a Crablike Spiny Orbweaver, a common species, especially in the South. Like other members of the Orbweaver family, the Crablike Spiny Orbweaver is perfectly harmless.