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  • Happy Halloween! Today on NatureNotes, Rudy Mancke looks at Araneus marmoreus, the marbled orbweaver, which is sometimes called the "Halloween spider" due to the female's orange coloring.
  • Happy Halloween! Today on NatureNotes, Rudy Mancke looks at Araneus marmoreus, the marbled orbweaver, which is sometimes called the "Halloween spider" due to the female's orange coloring.
  • Gasteracantha cancriformis, the spiny-backed orb-weaver, is a species of spider whose females are known for their brightly colored, shell-like abdomens which have six prominent spines.
  • Gasteracantha cancriformis, the spiny-backed orb-weaver, is a species of spider whose females are known for their brightly colored, shell-like abdomens which have six prominent spines.
  • Nursery web spiders are so named because females of the species build tent-like webs to house their egg sacs as their young are about to hatch.
  • Trichonephila clavipes, commonly known as the golden silk spider, the golden silk orb-weaver, or the banana spider, is a species of large orb-weaving spiders native to both North and South America.
  • Lyssomanes viridis, commonly known as the magnolia green jumper, is a species of jumping spider of the genus Lyssomanes, for which it is the type species. The species is native to the United States, being found in much of the Southeastern United States as far north as Pennsylvania and down into parts of Texas.
  • Lyssomanes viridis, commonly known as the magnolia green jumper, is a species of jumping spider of the genus Lyssomanes, for which it is the type species. The species is native to the United States, being found in much of the Southeastern United States as far north as Pennsylvania and down into parts of Texas.
  • Xysticus ferox, the brown crab spider, is a species of crab spider in the family Thomisidae.[1][2][3][4] It is found in the USA and Canada.
  • Xysticus ferox, the brown crab spider, is a species of crab spider in the family Thomisidae.[1][2][3][4] It is found in the USA and Canada.