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Unknown cocoon - Argiope aurantia

Unknown cocoon - Argiope aurantia
Orange County, North Carolina, USA
September 30, 2005
Size: 1.5 inches
well fastened about 12" off the ground in an isolated stand of grass.

I saw some of those in bastro
I saw some of those in bastrop, TX a few years ago. I peeked inside one and it was filled with tiny spiders.

Cocoon?
It looks to me more like a spider egg-mass- but what do I know?

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