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Clown Face Spider/What is it's real name - Larinioides cornutus

Clown Face Spider/What is it's real name - Larinioides cornutus
Ferrisburg, Addison County, Vermont, USA
December 31, 1969
Size: About 1 inch or so
This spider lives beside the outdoor light and comes out at night to catch millers, moths and such to eat. Usually the millers tear his web apart and a few days later another web is there. We don't know where he goes during the day. He isn't visible anywhere. I have never seen a spider like this before. I am guesing he/she is about 1 inch or a little less across. I am anxiously waiting the answer to our little spider mystery.

Moved from Furrow spiders.

Moved from ID Request. I'd guess it's likely L. cornutus.

Harmless and beneficial Orb Weaver
in the genus Larinioides

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