Spiders (Orb-Weavers)
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Hentz Orbweaver                                Neoscona prob. crucifera
Columbia
Howard County, Maryland
August 19, 2006
Photographer:  Richard Orr
Black and Yellow Argiope                  Argiope auranta
Rieve's Pond, Patuxent Research Refuge
Anne Arundel County, Maryland
August 12, 2006
Photographer:  Richard Orr
Spined Micrathena                             Micrathena gracilis
Jackson Lane Preserve (TNC)
Caroline County, Maryland
August 16, 2006
Photographer:  Richard Orr
Arrowshaped Micrathena                 Micrathena sagittata
Jackson Lane Preserve (TNC)
Caroline County, Maryland
September 17, 2006
Photographer:  Richard Orr
"Well, I am pretty.  There's no
denying that.  Almost all spiders
are rather nice looking.  I'm not
as splashy as some, but I'll do."
---- Charlotte the Spider from
Charlotte's Web
Mangora gibberosa
Edge of Salt Marsh at Assateague Island National Seashore
Worcester County, Maryland
May 22, 2007
Photographer:  Richard Orr
Neoscona arabesca
Assateague Island National Seashore
Worcester County, Maryland
October 10, 2007
Photographer:  ZoAnn Lapinsky                
Verrucosa arenata (Female)
Columbia environs
Howard County, Maryland
September 14, 2008
Photographer:  Richard Orr
Lattice Spider                                       Araneus thaddeus
Savage Park
Howard County, Maryland
November 20, 2010
Photographer:  Richard Orr  
Marbled Orbweaver                            Araneus marmoreus
Mt. Pleasant, Howard County Conservancy
Howard County, Maryland
September 19, 2010
Photographer:  Bonnie Ott
Banded Garden Spider                      Argiope trifasciata
University of Maryland Central Farm
Howard County, Maryland
October 10, 2010
Photographer:  Bonnie Ott
Basilica Spider                                     Mecynogea basilica     
Meadow Brook Park
Howard County, Maryland
July 4, 2011
Photographer:  Bonnie Ott                        
Hentz Orbweaver                                 Neoscona crucifera
Columbia Environs
Howard County, Maryland
September 3, 2011
Photographer:  Richard Orr              
Trashline Orbweaver                          Cyclosa conica
Howard County, Maryland
May 12, 2013
Photographer: Bonnie Ott
Triangulate Orbweaver                       Verrucosa arenata
Woodstock
Howard County, Maryland
July 25, 2013
Photographer: Bonnie Ott
Orbweaver                                             Araneus alboventris
Mt. Pleasant, Howard County Conservancy
Howard County, Maryland
September 2, 2013
Photographer:  Bonnie Ott