Spined Orbweaver

Micrathena gracilis

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Micrathena gracilis is a spider in the family Araneidae (orb-weavers), commonly known as the spined micrathena. This spider spins a moderately large (can be 30 cm (11.81 in) or more across), very tightly coiled web, often in wooded or brushy areas. It is completely harmless to humans.

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  1. (c) Felix Fleck, some rights reserved (CC BY-NC), https://www.inaturalist.org/photos/13207680
  2. (c) Wikipedia, some rights reserved (CC BY-SA), https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Micrathena_gracilis

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