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Species Araneus andrewsi

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Kingdom Animalia (Animals)
Phylum Arthropoda (Arthropods)
Subphylum Chelicerata (Chelicerates)
Class Arachnida (Arachnids)
Order Araneae (Spiders)
Infraorder Araneomorphae (True Spiders)
No Taxon (Entelegynes )
Family Araneidae (Orb Weavers)
Genus Araneus
Species andrewsi (Araneus andrewsi)
Synonyms and other taxonomic changes

Also compare these two different voucher females, collected only 32 miles apart:

Juvenile Female
OR,CA (1)
Internet References
(1) Spiderlist - A list compiled by a committee of volunteer contributors of the American Arachnological Society.