Marbled Orbweaver

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This marbled orbweaver spider was found crawling in a tree in Chapel Hill at around 6:30pm.

Taxonomy

Phylum: Arthropoda

Class: Arachnida

Order: Araneae

Family: Araneidae

Fun Fact!

According to Bug Guide, a nickname for the marbled orbweaver is pumpkin spider. (http://bugguide.net/node/view/2016)

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