larger yellow abdomen with red legs spider

Spider in Autumn Color

It’s been a good year for yellow and orange this autumn. Even the spiders are getting into the fall color groove! Meet Araneus marmoreus, commonly called the marbled orb-weaver spider. I found this female (based on the large size) creeping across the forest floor. She was hard to miss. Taken with Nikkor 18-55mm AF-S VR Nikon lens on […]