Orb weaving spider

6605.    Seen at night on a web spun on a light. We live in a rural area. Ariss, Ontario. Canada

 

Number 6605. This is an orb weaving spider (family Araneidae). The image is not clear enough for a specific identification; it may be in the genus Neoscona. All orb weavers are harmless to humans. Click here for another example.

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