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Photo#39089
Male Orbweaver? - Araneus marmoreus - male

Male Orbweaver? - Araneus marmoreus - Male
Star Lake, Vilas County, Wisconsin, USA
June 11, 1973
Photographed this spider in the inflorescence of a grass. Is it a male searching for a female?

Moved
Moved from Araneus.

This one does not at all look
This one does not at all look like the European A. nordmanni. Why do you think it is A. nordmanni?

 
Well
like John and Jane wrote below...
It was a thought; hence the word 'maybe'. What do you think it is, NRF? Larinioides?

It
is an adult male. Maybe A. nordmanni?

 
We actually had A. nordmanni
on our identification label, but now that we know more, realize that actually we know less, and so didn't even try to identify it on BugGuide. Thanks!

 
That's great
I'm still laughing...

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