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Handsome Spider but unknown - Araneus marmoreus - female

Handsome Spider but unknown - Araneus marmoreus - Female
Westwood, Norfolk County, Massachusetts, USA
September 14, 2008
Size: about size of a quarter
This spider was spinnings it's web on the porch within the spindels and a rose bush.
Less than 6' feet away was a very large, beautiful yellow orb spider - which is similar to the yellow and black colors of this spider.

Looks like
Araneus marmoreus (Marbled Orbweaver)

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