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Orbweb spider (Photos of various species) Page 1

Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class Arachnida
Order: Araneae
Suborder: Araneomorphae
Superfamily: Araneoidea
Family: Araneidae
Common name: Orb Spiders

For more details on Orb web spiders visit  http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Orb-weaver_spider

Photos of some New Zealand orbweb spiders

Species 1

Closeup of the back of the spider in the photo above

Species 2

Same as above.
An orbweb spider with young spider with adult

Species 3

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