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Spinybacked Orbweaver Spiders



Spinybacked Orbweaver Spiders Gasteracantha species

These species of spiders have six pointed abdominal projections referred to as spines
The carapace, legs, and venter are typically black, with some white spots on the underside of the abdomen
For Florida specimens, the dorsum of the abdomen is white with black spots and the spines are red.
Spinybacked Orbweaver and Web
Spinybacked Orbweaver and Web
Spinybacked Orbweaver
Spinybacked Orbweaver
Spinybacked Orbweaver
Spinybacked Orbweaver
Spinybacked Orbweaver
Spinybacked Orbweaver
Spinybacked Orbweaver
Spinybacked Orbweaver
Spinybacked  Orbweaver
Spinybacked Orbweaver
Spiny-backed Orbweaver
Spiny-backed Orbweaver
Spinybacked Orbweaver
Spinybacked Orbweaver
Spinybacked  Orbweaver
Spinybacked Orbweaver
Spiny-backed Orbweaver Spider
Spiny-backed Orbweaver Spider
Spinybacked Orbweaver
Spinybacked Orbweaver
Spinybacked Orbweaver Spider
Spinybacked Orbweaver Spider
Crablike Spiny Orb Weaver
Crablike Spiny Orb Weaver
Asian Spiny-backed Spider
Asian Spiny-backed Spider