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Orange garden spider - Araneus

Orange garden spider - Araneus
Oakland hills, Alameda County, California, USA
September 2, 2013
Size: 1.5"

Moved from ID Request. I'm not sure which one either.

Maybe Araneus gemmoides?
Maybe Araneus gemmoides?

Perfectly harmless, beneficial, and beautiful orb weaver
genus Araneus, but we're not sure we can say which one :(

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