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Species Araneus trifolium - Shamrock Orbweaver

Spiders of Orland Grassland - Araneus trifolium - female Is this some sort of spotted orb weaver?   - Araneus trifolium unknown spider - Araneus trifolium Crab Spider - Araneus trifolium - male Shamrock Orbweaver - dorsal - Araneus trifolium - female Spider on Dried Yarrow (Eyes) - Araneus trifolium Unknown Spider - Araneus trifolium Araneus trifolium - female
Classification
Kingdom Animalia (Animals)
Phylum Arthropoda (Arthropods)
Subphylum Chelicerata (Chelicerates)
Class Arachnida (Arachnids)
Order Araneae (Spiders)
Infraorder Araneomorphae (True Spiders)
No Taxon (Entelegynae)
Family Araneidae (Orb Weavers)
Genus Araneus
Species trifolium (Shamrock Orbweaver)
Other Common Names
Pumpkin Spider
Shamrock Spider
Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
Identification
Araneus trifolium female occurs in a variety of colors:


Males


Palp

Epigynum
Range
Alaska to Newfoundland, south to California, New Mexico, and Alabama.(1)
Works Cited
1.The Orb-weaving Spiders of Canada and Alaska - The Insects and Arachnids of Canada Part 23
Dondale, C.D., J.H. Redner, P, Paquin and H.W. Levi. 2003. NRC Research Press.