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Unidentified spider, Santa Barbara County, California - Araneus gemma

Unidentified spider, Santa Barbara County, California - Araneus gemma
Carpinteria, Santa Barbara County, California, USA
September 18, 2010
Size: ~1 cm
We've got a bunch of these orb web weavers around our house at the moment. I'd appreciate any help classifying them. Thanks.

I've also got a photo of a different individual of what I assume is the same species; that shot shows the eye arrangement. See:


Moved
Moved from Spiders. From Rod Crawford: Likely A. gemma.

Moved
Moved from ID Request.

looks an Araneus
Araneus diadematus, cross spider, or.. maybe Araneus gemma, or Araneus gemmoides? How's that for specific? :-)
Best to wait for the spider experts.

 
Araneus is right.
I don't think it's Araneus diadematus, but I'm not sure what it is right now.

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