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Unidentified spider. Seattle. - Araneus diadematus

Unidentified spider. Seattle. - Araneus diadematus
Seattle, King County, Washington, USA
December 1, 2012
Size: about 12mm
Underside. Since mid autumn, this spider has maintained a web on the inside of an east facing window. It generally stays in this position during daylight and retires to the corner of the window when it's dark.

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Unidentified spider. Seattle. - Araneus diadematus Unidentified spider. Seattle. - Araneus diadematus

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Perfectly harmless, beneficial, and beautiful orb weaver
Araneus diadematus

 
Definitely beautiful.
There's a second on in another window that appears to be tending two egg sacs. I plan on leaving them all to live out their lives in the windows.

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