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Marbled Orbweavers (Araneus marmoreus) - Araneus marmoreus

Marbled Orbweavers (Araneus marmoreus) - Araneus marmoreus
Atchison County, Kansas, USA
November 12, 2008
Size: 1/3 inch
I've seen several of these in the past couple years, always in the fall. Sometimes a deeper orange color or even to a paler greenish tone? This fellow was hanging out on a group of like-colored Velvet Stem mushrooms.

Not an expert but...
Please look through Marbled Orbweavers (Araneus marmoreus)


 
looks like we've an ID...than
looks like we've an ID...thanx! i'd wondered if it was a type of Orb weaver or not.

 
I think it is almost a safe b
I think it is almost a safe bet that if it has a yellow abdomen and orange/red for everything else to say that it is an orb weaver of some kind

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