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Species Larinia directa

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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 Larinia
Species directa (Larinia directa)
Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
Identification
Voucher specimen:

Range
AL, AR, AZ, CA, FL, GA, LA, MS, NC, NJ, OH, SC, TN, TX, VA

(Looks like anything tropical or very far south plus anything in the southeast, Arkansas to NC and south is directa)
See Also
The pattern on this spider is similar to Neoscona pratensis.