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Photo#115405
Orb Weaver - Araneus pratensis

Orb Weaver - Araneus pratensis
Lake in the Hills Fen, McHenry County, Illinois, USA
June 3, 2007
Size: 8mms

Great
shot. An orb weaver.
Any idea of size?

 
around 8mms
around 8mms

 
I
think it is Araneus pratensis.

 
I found a photo online at [ur
I found a photo online at http://www.emporia.edu/ksn/v52n2-september2005/pg05.htm that looks like the Araneus pratensis. What do you think?

 
I
think yours is a much nicer specimen, and it would make a good addition to your guide pages (and our Araneus page)!