Family Araneidae - Orb weavers

Non-native to California, it as extended its range from the East Coast

Native to Eastern North America, first seen in Orange County Californa in 1983. Now abundant. This is a nocturnal species.

Excellent article: http:/​/​bugeric.​blogspot.​com/​2012/​11/​spider-​sunday-​hentzs-​orbweaver.​html
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