help ID this spider

Discussion in 'Random Ramblings' started by jennh, Oct 6, 2010.

  1. jennh

    jennh Chillin' With My Peeps

    Jun 21, 2007
    Lititz
    I found this spider on my front porch when I was sweeping it the other day. I have never seen one like this before. Anyone have a clue? [​IMG]

    Thanks!
    Jen

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  2. chicnchic

    chicnchic Chillin' With My Peeps

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    [​IMG] nope but [​IMG] EWWWW!! [​IMG]
     
  3. chickensducks&agoose

    chickensducks&agoose Chillin' With My Peeps

    I know exactly what it is.... GROSS!
     
  4. Ema

    Ema Chillin' With My Peeps

    Jun 4, 2010
    N. Ontario CANADA
    what state are you in? cause it would be easier to determine the type of spider that way.
     
  5. key west chick

    key west chick Chillin' With My Peeps

    May 31, 2008
    Gainesville, GA
    Maybe some kind of Orb Weaver?
     
  6. bragabit

    bragabit Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Maybe:

    Cat Face or Orb weaver/
     
  7. Ema

    Ema Chillin' With My Peeps

    Jun 4, 2010
    N. Ontario CANADA
    i googled it and it states it is an ORB WEAVER, these type of spiders come in all sorts of colours. and there is 3000 species of this kind of spider. they are garden spiders and to be specific on searching for more info type in orange and red orb weaver spider. I just did a generic search on the species. :) hope this helps.

    http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Orb-weaver_spider
     
  8. Funky Feathers

    Funky Feathers former Fattie

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    Orb Web Spiders are so pretty. And harmless. [​IMG]
     
  9. chicnchic

    chicnchic Chillin' With My Peeps

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    still ewww.....gross!
     
  10. gritsar

    gritsar Cows, Chooks & Impys - OH MY!

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    Someone QUICK! Go find Wendy (redhen). She loves spiders, knows all about them and never misses a chance to view spidey pics.
     

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