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    • Cross Spider
    • Hentz's Orbweaver
    • Barn Spider
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    • Neoscona crucifera

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Recent observations

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Square

Date

September 9, 2014

Description

Weaving elaborate and extensive round web in juniper; nocturnal activity.

Photos / Sounds

Square

What

Cross Spider Neoscona crucifera

Observer

lfelliott

Date

September 7, 2014 09:37 AM CDT

Photos / Sounds

What

Hentz's Orbweaver Neoscona crucifera

Observer

madore27

Date

September 4, 2014 12:35 AM EDT

Description

Female

Photos / Sounds

What

Cross Spider Neoscona crucifera

Observer

blubayou

Date

September 2, 2014 01:59 AM CDT

Place

(Somewhere...)

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Square

What

Cross Spider Neoscona crucifera

Observer

lfelliott

Date

August 31, 2014 08:17 AM CDT

Description

on orb in garage

Photos / Sounds

What

Cross Spider Neoscona crucifera

Observer

anudibranchmom

Date

August 29, 2014 09:42 AM PDT

Description

About 1/2". Nice orb web.

Photos / Sounds

Square

Observer

miketroll

Date

August 28, 2014 11:42 AM CDT

Description

hiding in retreat at edge of web

Photos / Sounds

What

Cross Spider Neoscona crucifera

Observer

maractwin

Date

August 28, 2014 09:45 AM EDT

Photos / Sounds

Square

Observer

miketroll

Date

August 25, 2014 10:54 AM CDT

Photos / Sounds

What

Cross Spider (Neoscona crucifera) Neoscona crucifera

Observer

dnydick

Date

August 23, 2014 11:46 AM EDT

Photos / Sounds

Square

Observer

miketroll

Date

August 20, 2014 07:27 PM CDT

Description

adult male resting

Photos / Sounds

Observer

miketroll

Date

August 18, 2014 02:56 PM CDT
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Description from Wikipedia

Neoscona crucifera is an orb-weaver spider in the family Araneidae. It is found in the United States from Maine to Florida in the east, to Minnesota in the Midwest, to Arizona in the southwest, and in Mexico. Its common names include Hentz’s orbweaver, and barn spider, though the latter nickname suggests the confusion that can result from using common names for spiders, as the name "barn spider" is also commonly used for the species Araneus cavaticus.

No range data available.