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Pink/purple orb weaver - Araneus thaddeus - female

Pink/purple orb weaver - Araneus thaddeus - Female
Jim Thorpe, PA 18229, Carbon County, Pennsylvania, USA
October 9, 2006
Size: 1/4 to 1/2 inch
never saw one this colour before

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Pink/purple orb weaver - Araneus thaddeus - female Pink/purple orb weaver - Araneus thaddeus - female Pink/purple orb weaver - Araneus thaddeus - female

Ah! what a beauty
This should have Jeff pulling out his hair! There are way too many Araneus!! We hope, at some time that BugGuide will be the field guide of choice to sort out what Araneus you have.

 
Oh dear-I don't want people p
Oh dear-I don't want people pulling their hair out!

I thought maybe this was a known one-to someone. It's pretty destinctive being pink. ^__^ Maybe I should take more photos-I still have this one.

 
Actually
this might be an easy one....

 
Just teasing Jeff
but yes, please do take some more images from different angles. Especially a full dorsal would be nice.

 
Thanks. Nice to know someone
Thanks. Nice to know someone figured it out.

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