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Arachnids

Spotted Western Orb Weaver

(Neoscona oaxacensis)

Spotted Western Orb Weaver Spider standing on a wooden surface

Spotted Western Orb Weaver spider living in central Pennsylvania, USA—Although considered a low-risk, non-aggressive species, it will bite if it feels threatened. While the bite can swell up, itch and have a painful sting its venom is not strong enough to kill a healthy human.

Spotted Western Orb Weaver Spider walking along a wooden surface

Spotted Western Orb Weaver spider living in central Pennsylvania, USA

Spotted Western Orb Weaver Spider on a porch deck rail

Spotted Western Orb Weaver spider living in central Pennsylvania, USA

Spotted Western Orb Weaver Spider building a web

Spotted Western Orb Weaver spider living in central Pennsylvania, USA