orb-weaver orb-weaver

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  • (n) spiders that spin orb webs; cosmopolitan in distribution

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  • Fall is the time for spiders

    Halloween evokes images of scary spider webs, with spiders waiting to devour their prey. Fall is when spiders are noticed the most. During this time, spiders are mating and producing egg sacs to reestablish the population next spring. The first hard frost of winter kills most spiders. Two orb-weaver spiders, the barn spider and the yellow garden spider, are commonly seen in the Columbia County ...
    on October 6, 2013     Source: McDuffie Mirror

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