Cat-faced Spider  (three photos)
Araneus gemmoides
 
3/4 inch

cat spider
Large Cat-faced or Cat Spider in Taylorsville, Utah.  I found the web remnants in the day and came out at night to find
this beauty making her web.  © Carol Davis, 9-13-09


catfaced or cat spider
Front shot of the eyes and large fangs.  © Carol Davis 9-13-2009

side view of the catfaced spider
This was taken at night with a flash and it really enhanced the color.  © Carol Davis, 9-13-2009

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