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Cat Head Spider  - Micrathena sagittata

Cat Head Spider - Micrathena sagittata
North Shelby, Birmingham 35244, Shelby County, Alabama, USA
August 25, 2008
Probably Micrathena sagittata emertoni subspecies because the two posterior spines are >90 deg and between these spines is flat and not round.
See examples here.