Subject: Black Orb Weaver
Location: San Diego, CA
October 30, 2013 9:57 am
Need scientific name for this unusual black orb weaver with gold specs on its abdomen.
Signature: Donna Walker – Writer/Trail Guide
Hearts Pest Management Writer/Blogger
We believe we have correctly identified your spider as a highly variable Western Spotted Orbweaver, Neoscona oaxacensis. We first found a photo on Mokka mit Schlag blog, and we verified the identification on BugGuide.