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Photo#19468
unknown spider-looks like a hermit crab or something - Araneus bicentenarius

unknown spider-looks like a hermit crab or something - Araneus bicentenarius
Lytton Springs, Bastrop County, Texas, USA
June 20, 2004
If you can tell me what kind of spider this is, it would be greatly appreciated

or A. bicentenarius
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I think you're right
I moving it there.

GUESS
My guess would be one of the orb weavers. Looks similar to Araneus cavaticus, but they are quite hard to tell apart from just photos.

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