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Giant Lichen Orbweaver? - Araneus saevus - female

Giant Lichen Orbweaver? - Araneus saevus - Female
Somme Woods Forest Preserve, Northbrook, Cook County, Illinois, USA
September 23, 2005
Size: ~20mm
Shot from behind.

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Giant Lichen Orbweaver? - Araneus saevus - female Giant Lichen Orbweaver? - Araneus saevus - female Giant Lichen Orbweaver? - Araneus saevus - female Giant Lichen Orbweaver? - Araneus saevus - female Giant Lichen Orbweaver? - Araneus saevus - female

Araneus saevus
This is Araneus saevus. It is widely distributed right across northern United States and Canada, from coast to coast. It is apparently quite consistent in color and pattern, being dark grey with a large, broad white slash down the front of the abdomen. It is a forest spider, usually found on trees.

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