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Photo#38862
Orb Weaver889 - Araneus diadematus

Orb Weaver889 - Araneus diadematus
Monhegan Island, Lincoln County, Maine, USA
August 31, 2005
Orb Weaver?

I proposed the idea of this being one of those
"unmarked" diadematus that Lynette sees pretty frequently, and received an email from her confirming that ID. So I figured it out by asking Lynette!!

Moved
Moved from Araneus.

 
Thank You
How did you finally determine the ID?

Moved

Moved
Moved from Araneus.

Yes, Orb Weaver
Yes, this is a female orb weaver, but I couldn't specify a genus with any certainty... (I would guess it is most likely Araneus) :)

Nice image! She's beautiful!