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Yellow Spiny Orb Weaver Spider - Gasteracantha cancriformis - female

Yellow Spiny Orb Weaver Spider - Gasteracantha cancriformis - Female
National Butterfly Center in Mission, Hidalgo County, Texas, USA
November 23, 2018
Size: est 10 mm
What kind of spider is this? Is this Gasteracantha cancriformis? Thanks!

This was found feeding on a green sweat bee (Agapostemon melliventris), on a crucita bush.

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Yellow Spiny Orb Weaver Spider - Gasteracantha cancriformis - female Yellow Spiny Orb Weaver Spider - Gasteracantha cancriformis

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