Orb Weaver Spider Sightings

Order: Araneae Family: Araneidae

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Common Name: Orb Weaver Spider
Record#: 5073
Location: Miller Place , Ny, USA
Date Sighted: 2018-09-05 #Seen: 1
User#: Margie
View full size photo of Orb Weaver Spider in Miller Place , Ny, USASite Description:
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Species: Argiope aurantia
Record#: 4314
Date Sighted: 2015-09-13 #Seen: 1
User#: JUNPonline
View full size photo of Yellow Garden Spider in Bedford, Nova Scotia, CanadaSite Description: Papermill Lake
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Common Name: Cross Orbweaver
Species: Araneus diadematus
Record#: 3971
Date Sighted: 2014-11-27 #Seen: 1
User#: JUNPonline
View full size photo of Cross Orbweaver in Bedford, Nova Scotia, CanadaSite Description:
Comment : Warm day in the subburbs, must have woken this hibernating spider up.


 
Common Name: Marbled Orbweaver
Species: Araneus marmoreus
Record#: 3847
Date Sighted: 2014-10-09 #Seen: 1
User#: JUNPonline
View full size photo of Marbled Orbweaver in Hammonds Plains, Nova Scotia, CanadaSite Description:
Comment : about 1cm long


 
Common Name: Cross Orbweaver
Species: Araneus diadematus
Record#: 3639
Date Sighted: 2014-05-13 #Seen: 8
User#: JUNPonline
Site Description:
Comment : Small spider hatchlings, surprised to see them so soon. Very common spider.


 
Common Name: Cross Orbweaver
Species: Araneus diadematus
Record#: 3233
Date Sighted: 2013-10-12 #Seen: 1
User#: JUNPonline
View full size photo of Cross Orbweaver in Cheticamp, Nova Scotia, CanadaSite Description: Near gypsum mine lake
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Species: Argiope aurantia
Record#: 3227
Date Sighted: 2013-09-23 #Seen: 1
User#: JUNPonline
View full size photo of Yellow Garden Spider in Windsor Junction, Nova Scotia, CanadaSite Description:
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Species: Argiope aurantia
Record#: 3226
Date Sighted: 2013-09-14 #Seen: 1
User#: JUNPonline
View full size photo of Yellow Garden Spider in Bedford, Nova Scotia, CanadaSite Description: Papermill Lake area
Comment : Had unusual looking abdomen, shrivelled up near the tip


 
Species: Neoscona arabesca
Record#: 3655
Date Sighted: 2013-08-31 #Seen: 1
User#: JUNPonline
View full size photo of  Arabesque Orbweaver in Windsor Junction, Nova Scotia, CanadaSite Description:
Comment : Small spider, less than 1cm.


 
Species: Argiope aurantia
Record#: 3211
Date Sighted: 2013-08-30 #Seen: 1
User#: JUNPonline
View full size photo of Yellow Garden Spider in Bedford, Nova Scotia, CanadaSite Description: Paper Mill Lake area
Comment : Thought the image was interesting, the underside rather than the top.


 
Common Name: Marbled Orbweaver
Species: Araneus marmoreus
Record#: 3347
Date Sighted: 2013-08-30 #Seen: 1
User#: JUNPonline
View full size photo of Marbled Orbweaver in Bedford, Nova Scotia, CanadaSite Description: Hiding in a leaf, Paper Mill Lake
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Species: Argiope aurantia
Record#: 3184
Date Sighted: 2013-08-26 #Seen: 1
User#: JUNPonline
View full size photo of Yellow Garden Spider in Windsor Junction, Nova Scotia, CanadaSite Description:
Comment : Female and male, male is the smaler one. Males range from 5–9 mm, females from 19–28 mm.


 
Species: Argiope aurantia
Record#: 3534
Date Sighted: 2013-08-08 #Seen: 1
User#: bcpgopher
View full size photo of Yellow Garden Spider in Tarpon Springs, FL, USASite Description: Brooker Creek Preserve
Comment : Observed in butterfly garden in front of Presrve's auditorium.


 
Common Name: Cross Orbweaver
Species: Araneus diadematus
Record#: 1595
Date Sighted: 2012-11-04 #Seen: 1
User#: JUNPonline
Site Description: Front yard garden, small web between plants, mild day about 12C
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Common Name: Cross Orbweaver
Species: Araneus diadematus
Record#: 1553
Date Sighted: 2012-09-23 #Seen: 1
User#: JUNPonline
View full size photo of Cross Orbweaver in Sackville, Nova Scotia, CanadaSite Description: Along Sackville River trail, starting from the sackville side
Comment : Side angle photo a different perspective, was actively building it's web then.


 
Common Name: Cross Orbweaver
Species: Araneus diadematus
Record#: 1537
Location: Antigonish, Nova Scotia, Canada
Date Sighted: 2012-09-16 #Seen: 1
User#: Amy_C
View full size photo of Cross Orbweaver in Antigonish, Nova Scotia, CanadaSite Description: In our shed!
Comment : Was a little scary! Seemed quite big.


 
Species: Argiope aurantia
Record#: 1475
Date Sighted: 2012-08-23 #Seen: 1
User#: JUNPonline
View full size photo of Yellow Garden Spider in Bedford, Nova Scotia, CanadaSite Description: Grassy meadow, woods and lakes near Paper Mill Lake
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Common Name: Gray Cross Spider
Species: Larinioides sclopetarius
Record#: 1393
Date Sighted: 2012-07-07 #Seen: 1
User#: JUNPonline
View full size photo of Gray Cross Spider in Cole Harbour, Nova Scotia, CanadaSite Description: salt Marsh Trail, on a bridge.
Comment : about 1.5cm long body.


 
Common Name: Cross Orbweaver
Species: Araneus diadematus
Record#: 1341
Date Sighted: 2012-06-02 #Seen: 1
User#: JUNPonline
View full size photo of Cross Orbweaver in Bedford, Nova Scotia, CanadaSite Description: Common on home and garden
Comment : Body just under 1cm long. Anterior end of the abdomen has the cross pattern.


 
Common Name: Cross Orbweaver
Species: Araneus diadematus
Record#: 1329
Date Sighted: 2012-05-24 #Seen: 100
User#: JUNPonline
View full size photo of Cross Orbweaver in Bedford, Nova Scotia, CanadaSite Description: Residential area
Comment : Small nest of spiders, common around here.


 
Species: Argiope aurantia
Record#: 735
Date Sighted: 2011-09-25 #Seen: 2
User#: JUNPonline
View full size photo of Yellow Garden Spider in Kentville, Nova scotia, CanadaSite Description: Kentville Rail Trail, beginning of trail near large meadow and marshland with rivers
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Species: Argiope aurantia
Record#: 719
Date Sighted: 2011-09-17 #Seen: 1
User#: JUNPonline
View full size photo of Yellow Garden Spider in Bedford, Nova Scotia, CanadaSite Description: Small wooded area next to Papermill Lake
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Species: Argiope aurantia
Record#: 327
Date Sighted: 2010-09-01 #Seen: 2
User#: JUNPonline
View full size photo of Yellow Garden Spider in Wyse Corner, Nova Scotia, CanadaSite Description: Grasses and marsh next to lake in wooded area of Dollar Lake Provincial Park
Comment : Pretty large, 1 was 2-3cm long, probably female. Smalle one nearby around 1cm long body probably male


 
Species: Argiope aurantia
Record#: 326
Date Sighted: 2010-08-21 #Seen: 2
User#: JUNPonline
View full size photo of Yellow Garden Spider in Shubenacadie, Nova Scotia, CanadaSite Description: Marsh and pond area of Greenwing Legacy Centre
Comment : Also known as Black and Yellow Garden Spider, Writing Spider, Banana Spider or Corn Spider. Everyone I've seen is always upside down facing


 
Species: Argiope aurantia
Record#: 163
Site Description: Greenwing Centre, wetlands next to Shubie park
Comment : About 3-4 cm long, some were eating grasshoppers their same size. Also called Golder Garden Spider


 
Common Name: Orb Weaver Spider
Record#: 490
Location: 9 Mile Richardson Hwy, Alaska, USA
Date Sighted: 2007-06-16 #Seen: 1
User#: aptk_2000
View full size photo of Orb Weaver Spider in 9 Mile Richardson Hwy, Alaska, USASite Description: In a meadow near the Tanana River
Comment : Have no idea of the exact type of orb weaver this is, limited web view in photograph


 
Species: Larinoides cornutus
Record#: 2876
Date Sighted: 2004-04-29 #Seen: 1
View full size photo of Furrow Orbweaver L. Cornutus in Wheatley, Ontario, CanadaSite Description: Goron Woods – Wet Hickory/Oak forest and adjacent sandy meadow.
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