orange crab like spiny orb weaver - Gasteracantha cancriformis
Houston, Harris County, Texas, USA September 18, 2006
I have had a bunch of spiny orb weavers in the yard this year but one of the bunch is a bright orange color. There are at least a dozen others and all of them are a buff to light yellow. The orange one really stands out from all the others. Is this a different spider or just a natural variation from the same brood of buff spiders?
Contributed by Arlon on 4 October, 2006 - 7:50am Last updated 4 October, 2006 - 9:30am
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