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camouflaged orbweaver - Wagneriana tauricornis

camouflaged orbweaver - Wagneriana tauricornis
Pitkin, Vernon Parish, Louisiana, USA
July 27, 2019
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This species must be very common at Allen Acres, as this was the second specimen I found just looking at vegetation. This time, it wasn't in a web, but was curled up at the end of a cut stem and it looked just like part of the plant! I had to make it move to a better place for a photo or it wouldn't have shown up at all.