17th Annual Smithsonian Magazine Photo Contest Natural World
Arrow-Shaped Spider

This spider has been living in my raised container garden for weeks. It is an Arrow-Shaped Micrathena, also known as a Spiny Orb-Weaver. Its web is woven between magenta zinnias and moonflower vines.

Photo Detail
Date Taken: 09.2019
Date Uploaded: 09.2019
Photo Location: Virginia, United States of America
Camera: NIKON D90
Copyright: © LM Manning