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Giant Lichen Orbweaver ♀  - Araneus bicentenarius 2 | by The Macro Spider-Man
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Giant Lichen Orbweaver ♀ - Araneus bicentenarius 2

WOW - largest orbweaver I have ever seen. Her body length was easily 45-50mm (without including her legs) I got real close & hung over a cliff to get these shots!

 

CLASS: Chelicerata (Arachnids)

ORDER: Araneae

FAMILY: Araneidae (Orbweavers)

GENUS/SPECIES: Giant Lichen Orbweaver (Araneus bicentarius)

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Taken on June 10, 2010