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November orb weaver - Neoscona - female

November orb weaver - Neoscona - Female
Hancock County, Indiana, USA
November 5, 2011
Size: 8 mm
Undaunted by recent colder temperatures, she was out in her web in mid-50 temps. Neoscona?

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November orb weaver - Neoscona - female November orb weaver - Neoscona - female

Any word on this one?
Did we ever get this one examined?

 
Kevin has this one
but I haven't heard anything

Moved
Moved from Spiders.

hmm
maybe mature version of

 
Neoscona
it's pretty small for N. crucifera... can you take a side view of the scape? Even with size my bet is on N. crucifera for now.

 
Scape
looks like this one:

 
Well then...
it must just be a small female.

 
but then again
looking at the epigynum of the other species they look somewhat similar; I'll be saving this one for Kevin

 
..
N. crucifera was my first thought, too, but a closer look never hurts.

 
Yes,
I'd like a bunch of N. crucifera to be vouchered. They have such a variety of coloring/pattern that it would be nice to have vouchers of all those variations.

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