Marbled Orb-Weaver Spider by Adam Carter
A colorful spider, the marbled orb-weaver can be found in trees, shurbs and tall weeds, and grasses in moist wooded settings, frequently along the banks of streams.
The webs are found in trees, shrubs and tall weeds, and grasses in moist, wooded settings and can frequently be found along the banks of streams.
Egg cocoons, which contain several hundred eggs, are generally deposited in October and are constructed of white silk formed in a flattened sphere. Immature spiders emerge from the cocoons in spring. Adults are seen from midsummer until the first hard freeze of fall.