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Adult female - Araneus marmoreus - female

Adult female - Araneus marmoreus - Female
Whitecourt, Alberta, Canada
August 2, 2009
Size: BL = 10-14mm
Showing some of the variety that can occur in a local population, all adult female A. marmoreus (identified by the epigyne). I found all of these spiders within about 30 yards of each other.

Amazing, but....
Please unlink the images. Linking is for multiple images of the same individual specimen, not the same species. Thank you for sharing these variations, though, as it is highly instructive!

No problem
I unlinked them, then thumbnailed them back together.