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Species Araneus alboventris

Pretty yellow spider - Araneus alboventris Who is it? - Araneus alboventris Orb Weaver (Araneus alboventris) - Araneus alboventris - male Spider ID - Araneus alboventris Araneus alboventris ? - Araneus alboventris - male Araneus alboventris Spider for ID - Araneus alboventris - male Acrotaphus wiltii? - Araneus alboventris
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 Araneus
Species alboventris (Araneus alboventris)
Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
Carapace, sternum, legs greenish yellow. Bright yellow rings around posterior median eyes. Abdomen dorsum with black patch bordered by crimson red border on golden yellow background. (1)

Internet References
(1) - See Bulletin No. 145, Article titled: Small Orbweavers of the Genus Araneus North of Mexico by W. Levi, 1975