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tiny spider with yellow garden spider  - Argyrodes nephilae - female

tiny spider with yellow garden spider - Argyrodes nephilae - Female
jacksonville, Duval County, Florida, USA
August 26, 2009
Size: 1 1-4 in
our little friend set up shop about 1 1/2 months ago and has produced 3 egg sacks we have grown quite found of her what is the normal life span ?

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Moved from Dewdrop Spiders.

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Moved from Spiders. I moved this here because we already have plenty of images under yellow garden spider. Neat shot.

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i tried bringing one in the h
i tried bringing one in the house once as it was getting late fallish and installed her in the warmest room in the house. She turned a lovely purple color in late Nov and then died..but in sure ive seen many generations of her grandkids..down the years.

I'm not
100% positive from your angle, but I'm pretty sure she's this:



Does her back look like that?

This webpage says their life span is one year. But with those egg sacs, you'll have plenty more next year! =)

 
thats her
thanks

 
who's the other inhabitant?
Looks like another spider in the web to [our] lower-right of the Garden Spider, though I can't tell for sure from the photo.

I learned about a species that steals prey from orb webs, and recall it has an abdomen that looks rather like the one I think I'm seeing. Can you or anyone confirm if that's what I am seeing, or is it just an immature Garden spider... or even prey??

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