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Red orb-weaver spider - Neoscona crucifera

Red orb-weaver spider - Neoscona crucifera
Oktibbeha County, Mississippi, USA
September 25, 2012
Size: Body length about 2 cm
Web was in deciduous low-land forest between trees. Spider was about 2 m above the ground. Time 08:26.

Moved
Moved from ID Request. I agree, N. crucifera.

Spotted Orb Weaver (Neoscona)
Looks like an exceptionally red example of Neoscona crucifera.