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Species Araneus iviei

HAVE YOU EVER SEEN SUCH A THING? - Araneus iviei Found this beauty in a web in a leaf on the outside of the house. - Araneus iviei Araneus iviei Adult Male - Araneus iviei - male images from cfraley01 - Araneus iviei - female images from cfraley01 - Araneus iviei - female Spider - Araneus iviei Small Spider - Araneus iviei
Classification
Kingdom Animalia (Animals)
Phylum Arthropoda (Arthropods)
Subphylum Chelicerata (Chelicerates)
Class Arachnida (Arachnids)
Order Araneae (Spiders)
Infraorder Araneomorphae (True Spiders)
No Taxon (Entelegynae)
Family Araneidae (Orb Weavers)
Genus Araneus
Species iviei (Araneus iviei)
Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
Explanation of Names
Probably named for arachnologist Wilton J. Ivie