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Old Orbweaver - Araneus - female

Old Orbweaver - Araneus - Female
White Fox, Torch River, Saskatchewan, Canada
September 5, 2017
Size: ~13 mm
Found beside spruce trees close to the lawn weeds on the west side of a building taking advantage of the sunset.
Araneus saevus ?

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Old Orbweaver - Araneus - female Old Orbweaver - Araneus - female Old Orbweaver - Araneus - female

We also would have said
A. saevus, but she is certainly tired-looking!

End of season.
Night time temp. 43F (6C) Egg sacks are full.
I had her in a container overnight, she wasn't interested in flies.
I'll add a ventral image.

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