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Interesting spider - Leucauge venusta

Interesting spider - Leucauge venusta
Orlando,, Orange County, Florida, USA
July 21, 2008
Size: 1 to 1 1/2 inches
I found this guy along with several other smaller ones in my backyard. I took a look around the internet to try to identify it but have had no luck. Any idea if its poisonous?

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Not an expert but...
Please see Orchard Spider (Leucauge venusta).. Poisonous? I don't think so...



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Thank you, that makes me feel
Thank you, that makes me feel much better about letting my dogs out in our back yard. I just moved here from Canada. I have had a lot of interesting wild life adventures since I have been here starting the first day with a tree frog in the downstairs toilet :)!

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