Identification, Images, & Information
For Insects, Spiders & Their Kin
For the United States & Canada
Clickable Guide
Moths Butterflies Flies Caterpillars Flies Dragonflies Flies Mantids Cockroaches Bees and Wasps Walkingsticks Earwigs Ants Termites Hoppers and Kin Hoppers and Kin Beetles True Bugs Fleas Grasshoppers and Kin Ticks Spiders Scorpions Centipedes Millipedes

Upcoming Events

Photos of insects and people from the 2022 BugGuide gathering in New Mexico, July 20-24

National Moth Week was July 23-31, 2022! See moth submissions.

Photos of insects and people from the Spring 2021 gathering in Louisiana, April 28-May 2

Photos of insects and people from the 2019 gathering in Louisiana, July 25-27

Photos of insects and people from the 2018 gathering in Virginia, July 27-29

Photos of insects and people from the 2015 gathering in Wisconsin, July 10-12

Previous events

Spider ID - Eriophora ravilla

Spider ID - Eriophora ravilla
Ascension Parish, Louisiana, USA
Size: ~12mm

eye arrangement
This image is being used in the eye arrangement article, thanks!

Moved from Spiders.

A note might be helpful here:
this spider was identified from multiple images by Jeff Hollenbeck. The other images were subsequently frassed, since they showed a poor quality discolored specimen of this species.

Moved from Frass.

eyes suggest aranea, orbweaver
Suggest orbweaver, as seen at Glorious photography! Good as Larry West's. Erthia

Don't know, but...
I don't know what that spider is but that face shot is great!

Holy Smokes, a memorable shot!

Comment viewing options
Select your preferred way to display the comments and click 'Save settings' to activate your changes.